Shallow, 3.4-magnitude quake shakes Baguio City

KD Suarez
Quake, with focus at depth of 1 km from Earth's surface, shook the Summer Capital at 3:31 pm

MANILA, Philippines – A shallow, magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit near Baguio City on Thursday, March 29, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) confirmed.

The quake’s epicenter was located 8 kilometers south of Baguio City, with the focus at a depth of 1 km.

Intensity III was felt in the city, with numerous people tweeting they felt the quake, which struck at 3:31 pm.

The Phivolcs said they do not expect damage nor aftershocks from the tremor, which was of tectonic origin. –

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