Magnitude 5.1 quake jolts Calayan


Posted at Dec 23 2012 11:02 AM | Updated as of Dec 23 2012 07:02 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Calayan, Cagayan at 2:07 a.m., Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The center of the quake was located 42 kilometers southwest of Calayan, with a depth of 16 kms.

The quake was tectonic in origin.

No damages are expected, although Phivolcs warned that aftershocks may occur. -- Report from DZMM