Magnitude 6.5 quake shakes Leyte

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The tectonic earthquake had a depth of 2 km. It was felt at Intensity 5 in Tacloban City; Palo, Leyte; Cebu City; Intensity 4 in Tolosa, Leyte; Sagay City, Negros Occidental; Burgos, Surigao del Norte; Intensity 3 in Bogo City, Cebu; Calatrava, Negros Occidental; Intensity 2 in Libjo, San Jose, Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands; and Intensity 1 in Roxas City and La Carlota City, Negros Occidental.

 

  • Intensity V – Tacloban City; Palo, Leyte; Cebu City
  • Intensity IV – Tolosa, Leyte; Sagay City, Negros Occidental; Burgos, Surigao del Norte
  • Intensity III – Bogo City, Cebu; Calatrava, Negros Occidental
  • Intensity II – Libjo, San Jose, and Cagdianao in Dinagat Islands
  • Intensity I – Roxas City; La Carlota City, Negros Occidental

There was no immediate warning of a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

As of this posting, Phivolcs said there are expected damages and aftershocks from the earthquake.-Editha Z. Caduaya/Newsline.ph

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