4.8-magnitude quake rattles Batanes town
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled Itbayat, Batanes on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The quake, Phivolcs said, struck at 12:54 a.m. at eight kilometers northwest of Itbayat.
The temblor was of tectonic in origin and had a 77-kilometer depth of focus.
Phivolcs said that no aftershock or damage was expected from the quake.
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