Five earthquakes jolted Bohol in a span of six days starting October 2 when three tremors hit various areas in the province in a single night, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
Based on a data from Phivolcs, the last quake that shook the island province was recorded on October 7 with a magnitude of 2.4.
It hit near the town of Batuan at 7:08 a.m., Phivolcs said.
On October 5, a 2.2-magnitude tremor which hit near Sagbayan shook several parts of the province at 7:01 a.m.
The most number of earthquakes in a single day in a Bohol during recent weeks were recorded on October 2.
Three quakes jolted the province occurring successively in three locations in Bohol.
The first was a magnitude 2.1 ground shaking with epicenter at three kilometers north by 49 degrees from east of Cortes at 8:30 p.m., and had depth of 33 kilometers.
Another one, a magnitude 2.3 quake, followed at 8:50 p.m. at four kilometers south by 72 degrees east of Sagbayan and had depth of one kilometer.
The third was a magnitude 3.7 which Phivolcs recorded at 8:56 p.m. Its epicenter was traced at four kilometers south from west of Antequera at 77 degrees by direction and had depth of seven kilometers.
The quakes recorded on October 2 made the total of 12 earthquakes recorded in Bohol since September 1. (RT)