Magnitude 3.5 quake jolts Buenavista, Bohol

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Friday, May 30, 2014

A MAGNITUDE 3.5 earthquake jolted Buenavista in Bohol province at 6:46 a.m. Friday.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the tremor was located at seven kilometers southeast of Buenavista, Bohol.

(Courtesy: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of eight kilometers.

Intensity IV was felt in Buenavista; intensity III in Sagbayan, Bohol; and Intensity II in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu City and Talibon, Bohol.

Phivolcs said there were no reported damages and expected aftershocks. (Sunnex)

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