5.1 magnitude quake hits Leyte–Phivolcs


A 5.1 magnitude earthquake  hit Leyte province early Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck 5 kilometers northeast of Albuera town at 6:26 a.m.

The quake, tectonic in origin, was felt strongest in Ormoc City at Intensity 5.

It was also felt in Pastrana town at Intensity 4 and in Tacloban City and Palo town at Intensity 3.

Phivolcs said aftershocks were expected. GLEE JALEA


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