Magnitude 4 tremor jolts E. Samar


Posted at Apr 18 2018 01:26 PM

MANILA - A magnitude 4 earthquake off Eastern Samar shook parts of the province Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tremor, which was tectonic in origin, was monitored at around 12:06 p.m. The center of the quake was located 61 kilometers east of Eastern Samar's San Policarpio town. 

Instrumental Intensity I was felt in Catbalogan City.

Phivolcs does not expect the earthquake to cause damage or trigger aftershocks.