Magnitude 4.9 quake rattles parts of Zamboanga, Basilan
ZAMBOANGA CITY – A magnitude 4.7 earthquake shook this city Tuesday evening, rousing many residents from their sleep.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the temblor was recorded at 10:55 p.m.
The earthquake’s epicenter was traced 21 kilometers northwest of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte.
Phivolcs said the quake was tectonic in origin and has a depth of 34 kilometers.
No damage to infrastructure and aftershocks are expected.
The tremor was also felt in Isabela City, Basilan and in some parts of Zamboanga Sibugay province.
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