TACLOBAN CITY—A series of earthquakes on Wednesday shook parts of Eastern Visayas.
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was felt at 3:16 a.m. in Northern Samar, with the town of Mondragon as the epicenter, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
This was followed by another quake at 3:31 a.m., with a magnitude of 2.3 and a depth of 032 kilometers.
Rei Josiah Echano, provincial disaster risk reduction management officer, said the quakes did not cause any damage.
In Southern Leyte, a series of quakes hit the historic town of Limasawa. The first occurred at 2:35 a.m. with a magnitude of 2.4 and a depth of 008 kilometers. The second was at 4:57 a.m. with a lesser magnitude of 1.7 and a depth of 001 kilometers.
In Eastern Samar, quakes were felt in the towns of Maslog, Lawaan, and Homonhon.
In Lawaan, the quake was felt at 1:11 a.m. with a magnitude of 2.5 and a depth of 037 kilometers. It was followed by another earthquake in Maslog, and Homonhon.
The town of Capoocan in Leyte province also felt a quake at 8:08 a.m.
The Phivolcs said all these quakes did not cause any damage.
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