• 682 aftershocks recorded in Bohol since Tuesday


    Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Wednesday announced that around 682 aftershocks were recorded in Bohol alone since Tuesday morning.

    It reported that the most powerful of these aftershocks were felt at Intensity 4 and 5.

    Phivolcs’ logs showed the most powerful aftershocks included a magnitude-4.8 quake at 12:22 p.m. and 9:51 p.m. Tuesday, and 1:32 a.m. Wednesday.

    Dozens of people were killed in the wake of Tuesday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake, which devastated Cebu and Bohol provinces.

    President Benigno Aquino 3rd is scheduled to visit some of the affected areas Wednesday. PNA


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