5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off Batanes

(Eagle News)–A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Batanes on Sunday, August. 13

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 9:43 a.m.

The epicenter was 38 kilometers southwest of Sabtang.

The depth of focus was 10 kilometers.

The following instrumental intensity was reported:

Intensity I – Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte

No damage to property was reported.

Aftershocks, however, are expected.