Philippines: Batanes Earthquakes (As of 29 July 2019)

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from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 29 Jul 2019

Three consecutive earthquakes occurred north of Itbayat Island municipality in the province of Batanes last 27 July 2019. A 5.4 magnitude at 4:16am, 5.9 magnitude at 7:37am and 5.8 magnitude at 9:24 am.

The earthquakes caused houses to collapse in the island municipality of Itbayat displacing almost all the 3,000 people living in the island.

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