Magnitude 5.4 quake recorded in Northern Samar

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(CNN Philippines, April 10) — Another quake hit the country Monday morning, this time in the Visayas.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.4 quake was recorded off the coast of Northern Samar at 8:43 a.m.

The epicenter was 89 kilometers east of Palapag town.

Intensity III was felt in Palapag.

Authorities said Intensity II was recorded for Catarman in Northern Samar; and Cabid-an and Juban in Sorsogon, and

Intensity I in Palo, Leyte; Legazpi City; Masbate City; Borongan, Eastern Samar; Sorsogon City

Phivolcs said it expected  no damage from the tremor, but aftershocks may happen.

The Northern Samar tremor followed two strong quakes that hit Batangas at the weekend.

Read: Earthquakes hit Batangas, felt in other areas in Luzon

Phivolcs said there may be more aftershocks in Batangas as the Mabini Peninsula fault continues to move.

Read: Phivolcs: More aftershocks expected in coming days