Wednesday, November 29

5.4-magnitude quake hits Babuyan Islands region


MANILA: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Babuyan Islands region, at 0256 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicentre, with a depth of 20.80 km, was initially determined to be at 19.1074 degrees north latitude and 121.1949 degrees east longitude, Xinhua news reports.