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Magnitude 4 quake rocks Sabtang, Batanes

Govt. Philippines
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By Mark Djeron C. Tumabao

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 4 (PIA) - A magnitude 4 earthquake hit Sabtang town in the island province of Batanes at 10:15 p.m. today.

Based from the latest bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), there are no expected damage and aftershocks.

An Intensity III was recorded in Basco town. The Phivolcs said the earthquake was tectonic by nature. (MDCT/PIA-2)