MANILA- A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted Dinagat island on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The earthquake was previously recorded at magnitude 4.1 but was later upgraded to 4.8.
Its epicenter was located 4 kilometers southwest of Loreto town. It struck at 9:19 a.m. at a depth of 78 kilometers.
The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, was felt at intensity 2 in
the towns of Loreto and Tubajon.
Phivolcs said no major damage or aftershocks were expected from the earthquake.