Magnitude-4.1 quake jolts parts of Leyte


Posted at Aug 13 2019 11:06 PM

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake jolted parts of Leyte on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor struck at a depth of 5 kilometers at 7:20 p.m. around 12 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City. 

Intensity IV was recorded in Ormoc City and Albuerra, Leyte.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin, Phivolcs said.