Earthquakes sway Southern Leyte towns
TACLOBAN CITY –– A series of earthquakes shook Southern Leyte towns on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Saint Bernard town first felt the quake with a magnitude of 3.4 at 11:58 a.m.
The tremor had a depth of 001 kilometers.
Another quake, with a magnitude of 3.1 and depth of 001 kilometers, hit the town at 1:36 p.m.
Both quakes were tectonic in origin.
The town of Hinundayan was also hit by a quake at 12:21 p.m.
The 2.7 magnitude tremor had a depth of 014 kilometers.
The series of quakes did not cause any damage and was not expected to produce aftershocks, Phivolcs said.
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