December 3, 2021

EARTHQUAKE: 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Batanes

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Batanes Hit by Earthquake with 4.0 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.0 magnitude quake in Batanes, November 26, 2021.

Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking was felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

READ ALSO: Earthquake Facts & Trivia: 7 Things You May Not Know About Quakes

Recently, a quake has hit a part of Batanes, November 26, 2021. At 05:15 a.m., Itbayat was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0.

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Photo: PHIVOLCS

According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Batanes was located at 21.82°North, 121.33°East – 126 km North 25° West of Itbayat with a depth of origin of 120 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, no intensity was recorded of the said quake at its epicenter and the nearby areas.

Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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