3.7-magnitude earthquake hits Santa Cruz in Laguna – Phivolcs

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.7 quake jolted Santa Cruz town in Laguna on Friday night, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. 

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake occurred at 8:28 p.m. with the epicenter located six kilometers northwest of Santa Cruz.

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The temblor, which was of tectonic origin, had a depth of seven kilometers. 

 

Intensity IV was recorded in Sta. Cruz while Intensity III was recorded in Luisiana and Pila towns also in Laguna; Intensity II in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna and Talisay, Batangas; and Intensity I in Bay town likewise in Laguna.  

No damage and aftershocks may be expected from the quake, it added.

Edited by KGA
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