A 5.8 magnitude tectonic quake shook Babuyan Islands
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.