Magnitude 4.2 quake jolts Batanes


Posted at Jul 26 2019 05:46 PM

MANILA—A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked Batanes on Friday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tremor happened at 4:13 p.m., 18 kilometers northwest of Basco town.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 10 kilometers, according to Phivolcs.

Intensity II was felt and reported in Basco, Batanes.

The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.