7 months At least 230 aftershocks recorded by Philvolcs after twin Batanes quakes MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz Two days after moderately strong quakes hit Batanes province, at least 230 earthquake events of small- to moderate-sized tremors have been recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). A resident looks at damaged houses in Itbayat town, Batanes islands on Saturday, July 27, 2019. (AP Photo / Agnes Salengua Nico / MANILA BULLETIN) According to Phivolcs science research assistant Maila Advincula, the magnitudes 5.4 and 5.9 temblors last Saturday have triggered 230 series of earthquake events, and have been slightly or strongly felt in 11 incidents. Of the recorded series of earthquakes, 35 ... more