4.8 Magnitude quake hits Batanes

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MANILA, Philippines — On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said a magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled Itbayat, Batanes.

The quake occurred at 12:54 a.m., Phivolcs said. Northwest of Itbayat at eight kilometers.

The temblor was of tectonic in origin and had a 77-kilometer depth of focus.

Phivolcs said the quake did not expect any aftershock or damage. (Marian Andrei Sinamban/IAMIGO/CNS)

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