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Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks Itbayat, Batanes 

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 05:15 PM August 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck Itbayat, Batanes on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The quake struck at 11:02 a.m. at 26 kilometers southeast of Itbayat.

Phivolcs said the quake was of tectonic origin, and had a 14-kilometer depth of focus.

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The tremor was also felt at Instrumental Intensity I in Basco, Batanes.

No aftershocks and damages are to be expected, Phivolcs added.

The town of Itbayat was known to experience a series of earthquakes last July 27, which left nine people dead and 60 others injured.  /muf

READ: 9 dead, 60 injured in Batanes quakes

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