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A 5.8 magnitude tectonic quake shook Babuyan Islands

 10-degree map showing recent earthquakes

 

Phivolcs recorded a 5.8 magnitude earthquake at 9:28 this morning. Epicenter located 20kms wouthwest of Babuyan Island region, 210 km northeast of Laoag Luzon Philippines.  Tectonic in origin with a 10km depth of focus.  

 

Intensity 4 was felt in Calayan Island and 3 in Camalaniugan, Cagayan Province.

 

There was no damage nor casualty recorded according to Phivolcs.

 

USGS record shows however a 5.5 magnitude of same earthquake, located 120 kms off Basco, Batanes Islands.