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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts Bohol

/ 09:44 AM August 10, 2017

IMAGE FROM PHIVOLCS

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Bohol at 8:43 a.m. on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

Phivolcs initially measured the earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, at magnitude 5.6.

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The quake, 9.58°N, 124.15°E – 003 km S 24° W of Dimiao, Bohol, has a depth of focus of 528 kilometers.

Phivolcs said there were no expected damages recorded but aftershocks were expected following the tremor. IDL

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