5.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off Batanes



(Eagle News) — A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Batanes on Friday, April 8.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 7:36 a.m.

The epicenter was 118 kilometers northwest of Itbayat.

The depth of focus was 15 kilometers.

The following intensities were reported:
Intensity II – Basco, Batanes

No damage to property was reported but aftershocks were.



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