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3.5 magnitude quake hits Ormoc City




11:58 AM April 30th, 2012

By: Chona Yu, April 30th, 2012 11:58 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck Ormoc City before dawn on Monday, a Radyo Inquirer 990AM report said.

The earthquake, which hit the city at 3:11 a.m., was of tectonic origin, said the report, quoting

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Intensity 3 was felt in San Isidro and Calubian, Leyte as well as Naval, Biliran while Intensity 2 was experienced in Cawayan, Biliran; Tabango and Leyte, Leyte.

Phivolcs said no damages or aftershocks were expected.

For more of the report, listen to Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

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