3.7 quake jolts Bohol
MANILA, Philippines—A 3.7 magnitude earthquake shook Bohol at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
The quake that struck underneath the resort island centered about 32 kiometers northeast of the capital Tagbilaran City at a shallow depth of 13 kilometers.
It was felt at Intensity III in Tagbilaran City, and in the towns of Maribojoc and Loboc.
On October 15, a 7.1 magnitude tremor killed more than 220 people, destroyed centuries-old churches, schools and other infrastructures in Bohol and Cebu.
The Philippines sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.
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