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4.8-magnitude quake rattles Batanes town

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 07:49 AM November 12, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled Itbayat, Batanes on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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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.

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Phivolcs said that no aftershock or damage was expected from the quake.

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