Twin quakes jolt parts of Bohol

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Twin quakes jolt parts of Bohol

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Magnitude 3.4 and 2.3 tremors shook several parts of Bohol on Monday evening, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The Phivolcs said the 3.4-magnitude tremor occurred at 8:56 p.m. with the epicenter near Cortes town while the 2.4-magnitude quake hit near Sagbayan six minutes prior.

The quake in Cortes was tectonic in origin and it hit at a depth of 11 km beneath the ground, the agency added in its report issued at 9:04 p.m.

Meanwhile, the 2.4-magnitude earthquake shook the ground from a shallow depth of 1 km.

Several netizens posted in their Facebook pages that the tremors were also felt in the towns of Balilihan, Catigbian and Loon.

READ: 5.4 quake jolts Lila; aftershocks expected, says PHILVOLCS

No damages and aftershocks are expected from both quakes.

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