Magnitude 4.0 earthquake strikes Southern Leyte municipality

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 11:09 PM February 13, 2020


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Source: Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck Southern Leyte Thursday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.


The quake was recorded at 9:25 p.m. and its origin was traced about 11 kilometers southwest of the municipality of Silago.

Phivolcs said that the tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a two-kilometer depth of focus.


The seismology department added that the earthquake was recorded at Instrumental Intensity I in Palo, Leyte.

No further aftershocks or damage were expected, Phivolcs said.

Edited by JPV
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