Mild quake jolts Butuan City anew

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 13 — A mild earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale hit Butuan City anew early Thursday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

The mild quake struck at 6:30 p.m.

No casualties or damaged were reported.

The Phivolcs said the epicenter was detected 15 kilometers southwest of Jabonga town, Agusan del Norte, with a depth of about 1 kilometer.

The new quake with tectonic origin rattled again residents in this region’s capital city.

At least three quakes jolted Caraga region this week.

The highest was recorded the other day with 5.9 magnitude. (PNA)

FFC/MUC

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