Mild quakes hit Visayas, Mindanao.
Four mild earthquakes have jolted Visayas and Mindanao Tuesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PhilVolcs) said.
Phivolcs said that a 3.7 magnitude quake was recorded 6:03 a.m., 81 kilometers northeast of Lingig, Surigao del Sur. It had an 8 km depth.
Three hours later, a 4.2 magnitude quake hit 226 km. Southeast of Sarangani, Davao del Sur. PhiVolcs said that it had a depth of focus of 78 km.
At 8:15 Tuesday morning, a 2.7 magnitude quake jolted 5 km southwest of Almagro, Western Samar. It had a depth of 14 km.
Nearly two months after a 7.2-magnitude eartquake hit Bohol, a 2.6 magnitude quake has rattled Tagbilaran City.
It was recorded at 2:43 am and was located at 35 km. northeast of Tagbilaran City. It had a depth of 30 km.
At 9:27 am Tuesday, a 2.7 magnitude quake rattled Batangas.
The tremor which had a depth of 97 km was located 19km southwest of Calatagan, Batangas.
All were tectonic in origin.
No aftershocks were expected and no damages were also recorded.
On Monday, a 4.2 magnitude quake jolted Negros Occidental.
Intensity V and Intensity III were felt in Hinobaan and Sipalay in Negros Occidental, respectively.
At 9:31 pm Monday, a 4.5 magnitude quake hit Sorsogon.
Intensity III was recorded in Matnog, Sorsogon while Intensity II has been felt in Barangay Cabid-an, Sorsogon City and in Legazpi City.
No damage and aftershocks have been reported. (Jomari D. Guillermo)
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