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Phivolcs: 3.5-magnitude earthquake sways Leyte

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 05:53 PM December 05, 2018
Leyte earthquake

from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.5 earthquake jolted Leyte on Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

In its initial bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was located 7 kilometers (km) south of Capoocan, Leyte at 5:08 p.m.

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The earthquake of tectonic origin had a depth of 5 km, Phivolcs also said.

Phivolcs noted no aftershocks and damage could be expected from the temblor. /kga

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