Magnitude 4.5 quake strikes off northern Samar


Posted at Aug 04 2019 08:40 AM

MANILA—A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck off northern Samar early Sunday, Phivolcs said.

The tremor happened at 7:17 a.m., 27 kilometers northeast of Pambujan town.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 5 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

Instrumental Intensity I was reported in Borongan City.

The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.