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Earthquakes shake Compostela Valley, Batanes early Thursday

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 07:09 AM October 04, 2018

A red dot marks the epicenter of the magnitude 4.4 earthquake that hit Compostela Valley at 5:44 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. PHIVOLCS IMAGE

Earthquakes jolted Compostela Valley and Batanes Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

A magnitude 4.4 temblor first hit 6 kilometers (km) northeast of Pantukan, Compostela Valley, at 5:44 a.m.

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The quake of tectonic origin had a depth of 26 km.

At 6:11 a.m., another earthquake occurred 11 kilometers (km) southeast of Uyugan, Batanes, at a depth of 34 km.

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Initial Phivolcs bulletins said no aftershocks or damage were expected from both incidents. /cbb

A red dot marks the epicenter of the magnitude 4.2 earthquake that hit Uyugan, Batanes, at 6:11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. PHIVOLCS IMAGE

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