Magnitude 4.4 hits Isabela

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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said a magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit Isabela 8:28 a.m. Monday (11 November 2019).

The epicenter of the tremor was detected 33 kilometers southeast of Palanan city.

It was tectonic in origin and, according to Phivolcs, had a length of 14 kilometers.

It was not expected that the tremor would cause damage or aftershocks.

The Philippines is suffering regular earthquakes as it is located in the Ring of Fire or geologically active Pacific Rim.

Last month, a series of strong earthquakes rocked Mindanao, which left at least 23 people dead and hundreds injured. (Marian Sinamban/IAMIGO/CNS)

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