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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hit Southern Leyte

Not long ago several places in and out of the country were experiencing a quake in different magnitude. An earthquake occurs with no signs.

According to (Phivolcs) The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology there was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake in Southern Leyte on February 13, 2020.

Phivolcs recorded the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental which is one of the strongest Earthquake and there were expected aftershocks and a tsunami advisory was released.

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Earlier on April 22, Phivolcs recorded an earthquake in Zambales with a magnitude of 6.1. They called it the “Big One” because of the strong shake that leaves the people with fear.

A 5.6 magnitude quake in Makilala, North Cotabato at around 8 pm on July 9 was recorded by Phivolcs and was followed by some aftershocks.

Recently, a quake has hit a part of Southern Leyte. At 09:25 pm, February 13, 2020, Sogod was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3.

The Phivolcs said that the quake that hit a part of Southern Leyte was located at 10.47°North, 124.99°East – 010 km North 07° East of Sogod. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 005 kilometers.

Phivolcs posted in a bulletin that there are no expected damages caused by the quake. There are no expected aftershocks as well.

Some of these are the recorded intensities:

  • Intensity III – Silago and Hinunangan, Leyte
  • Intensity II – Mahaplag and Abuyog, Leyte

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