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Phivolcs records 110 aftershocks

/ 12:48 PM October 15, 2013

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology chief Renato Solidum. AFP File Photo

MANILA, Philippines – At least 110 aftershocks have been recorded hours after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rattled Central Visayas Tuesday.

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology chief Renato Solidum said that there were 100 aftershocks recorded as of 11 a.m.

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The strongest aftershock so far was recorded at 9:55 a.m. with a magnitude of 4.5.

He said the aftershocks may continue within the next several days but would diminish in time.

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The 7.2 quake at 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday near Carmen, Bohol. It was widely felt in Visayas and Mindanao.

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