Magnitude 3.6 earthquake hits parts of Isabela, Cagayan

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TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines- A magnitude 3.6 earthquake shook parts of Isabela and Cagayan provinces Monday afternoon, July 9, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

PHIVOLCS said the earthquake struck 5 kilometers southeast of San Pablo, Isabela around 2:04 pm on Monday.

The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 24 kilometers.

PHIVOLCS said there is no expected damage and aftershocks.

Intensity 3 was felt in Cabarroquis, Quirino while residents of Cagayan province also reported they felt the earthquake.