Magnitude 4.7 quake strikes off Babuyan Island


Posted at Sep 30 2020 09:21 AM

MANILA - A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off Babuyan Island in Calayan town, Cagayan on Wednesday morning, Phivolcs said.

The tremor happened 49 kilometers northeast of the island at 8:49 a.m., state seismologists said.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 15 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks, Philvolcs added.