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3.5-magnitude quake sways Leyte

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 10:07 AM April 24, 2018

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake rocked the province of Leyte on Tuesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor struck around 8:55 a.m. east of Albuera, Leyte, a Phivolcs report showed.

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The quake in Albuera affected Ormoc City, which felt the movement at Intensity 3.

However, Phivolcs noted that no aftershocks or damage could be expected from the temblor, which had a depth of 1 kilometer and was of tectonic origin.          /kga

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