The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology informed that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 shook northern Philippines on Tuesday night.
The earthquake occurred at about 22:59 local time, hit at a depth of 28 km, about 7 km northwest of Tineg town of Abra province on the main Island of Luzon.
According Institute of Volcanology and Seismology the tremor was also felt in nearby localities including Ilocos Sur province and Baguio city.
However, there were report of any damage and casualties. And no Tsunami alert has been issue. The Philippines has frequent seismic activity owing to it’s location along the Pacific Ring of Fire.
It may be mentioned here that during July, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 also hit Abra province, causing landslide and damaging buildings, leaving at least four people dead and more than 100 had injured.