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5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines, tremors felt in Manila

​A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Philippines on Friday. Tremors were also felt in Manila. The earthquake struck 17 km east of Carlagan in the Quezon province this afternoon.

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philippines Updated on: September 13, 2019 15:23 IST
5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines, tremors felt in
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5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines, tremors felt in Manila

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Philippines on Friday. Tremors were also felt in Manila. The earthquake struck 17 km east of Carlagan in the Quezon province this afternoon. 

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the earthquake struck at a depth of 10km. 

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5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines, tremors felt in Manila

Earthquake tremors were felt in Philippines capital Manila. Buildings, including schools, were evacuated. Some schools announced suspension of classes.

In a tweet, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines wrote: "Following the earthquake, classes and work in all PUP NCR branches and campuses are cancelled today September 13, 2019." 

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