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Shallow quake rocks Leyte towns; Kananga records intensity 4

/ 10:18 PM July 01, 2022
Several towns in Leyte province were rocked by a shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake on Friday afternoon, a bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Source: Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — Several towns in Leyte province were rocked by a shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake on Friday afternoon, a bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

According to Phivolcs, Intensity IV was felt in Kananga town, Leyte; Intensity III in Capoocan; and Intensity II in Ormoc City and Carigara.

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There were also instrumental intensities recorded in Kananga (Intensity IV), Ormoc and Carigara (Intensity III), and Albuera, Leyte (Intensity II).

Phivolcs said that the earthquake’s epicenter was found eight kilometers northeast of Kananga, with a depth of only four kilometers below the ground.

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Usually, earthquakes that are closer to the ground are felt more than those occurring at a deeper location.

Currently, Phivolcs said that no aftershocks and no damage are expected after the movement.

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