Magnitude 3.8 earthquake strikes Tarlac

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook Tarlac in the early hours of Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck at 2:55 a.m. at eight kilometers northeast of Concepcion town.

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Phivolcs said that the tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a 26-kilometer depth of focus.

The quake was felt at various instrumental intensities in the following areas:

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Instrumental Intensity III – San Ildefonso, Bulacan
Instrumental Intensity II – Magalang, Pampanga
Instrumental Intensity I – Guagua, Pampanga

No aftershocks and damage were expected, Phivolcs added.

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