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Phivolcs confirmed that the quake was an aftershock of the magnitude 5.9 quake that hit the town of Itbayat at 7:37 a.m.
The country as a whole has been relatively quiet seismically in the 15-1/2 years since the immense December 2003 Bam quake. There have only been 26 quakes with fatalities since then, and only three of them have had fatalities exceeding 100 and only five had fatalities in double digits.
The country's disaster mitigation agency said on Twitter a woman in South Halmahera died due to the quake, without giving further details.
" The quake hit at a depth of 208 kilometers (129 miles) south of Ambon island in the Banda Sea at 11:53 local time, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The second quake registered level 4 in Yilan City, and level 2 in surrounding areas of Yilan County and northern Hualien.
The Pohang quake took place 8 kilometers underground, while focus of the quake in Gyeongju was 13 kilometers underground.
Advocate Kebonang said on April 8 still in the Central Kgalagadi Game Reserve an earth quake of 4.6 magnitude was reported and that tremors were felt in most parts of the country.
It occurred on the anniversary of a quake in 1985 that killed as many as 10,000 people in Mexico.
The beta, which runs from May 12-21, will let all players play Quake Champions for an unlimited time.
"The quake was felt strong in Benggkulu Utara district for 2 to 3 second," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of national disaster management agency told the Chinese News Agency (Xinhua) by phone after the quake.
The Seismological center of Bushehr province registered the quake at 15:21 hours local time (1151 GMT).
That quake destroyed 14 homes, buckled a highway and injured two people.