Magnitude 4.6 quake rocks Babuyan Islands | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.6 quake rocks Babuyan Islands

/ 12:12 PM February 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit the Babuyan Islands on Friday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.


According to Phivolcs, the quake was recorded at 11:37 a.m., with the epicenter traced 30 kilometers northwest of Babuyan Island.

Phivolcs said the quake, which was of tectonic origin, had a depth of 83 kilometers.


No damage was recorded while aftershocks are also not expected, said Phivolcs.

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