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Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts Bohol, eastern Visayas

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 12:22 PM May 20, 2017


A magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolted Bohol on Saturday morning, state seismologists said.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake struck 19 kilometers east of Lila, Bohol at 9:15 a.m.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 551 kilometers.


Intensity I was reported in Catbalogan, Samar and Borongan, Eastern Samar.

State seismologists said no damage was expected but warned of possible aftershocks. IDL

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