Eight killed in quake, aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured

Published on 27 Jul 2019 4:50:00 PM

An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said.

An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data.

Another big aftershock struck a little later.

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