Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Bohol

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Sunday, July 20, 2014


A MAGNITUDE 4.5 earthquake struck the province of Bohol at 6:21 a.m. Sunday.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the quake was located three kilometers northeast of Catigbian, Bohol.

The tremor, which is tectonic in origin, had a depth of nine kilometers.

Bohol quake
(Source: Phivolcs)


Intensity 4 was felt in Catigbian and intensity 3 in Cebu City, Sagbayan, Tagbilaran City, Tubigon and Clarin Bohol.

Inabanga, Bohol experienced intensity 2.

Phivolcs said there were no reported damages while aftershocks are not expected.

In October 2013, the province was hit by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that killed hundreds of people. (Sunnex)

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