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Magnitude 4.1 quake jolts Leyte

/ 10:20 PM August 13, 2019

The earthquake was located 12 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City. (Image from Phivolcs)

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 quake hit Leyte on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

Phivolcs said the quake, which was of tectonic origin, was recorded at 7:20 p.m. and was located 12 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City.

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Intensity IV was reported in Ormoc City and Albuera town in Leyte.

Phivolcs said no aftershocks and damage are expected following the quake which had a depth of 5 kilometers.

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