Mild quake hits off southern Bohol coast

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Mild quake hits off southern Bohol coast

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Image courtesy of Phivolcs

A magnitude 2.2 earthquake struck near the coast of Panglao town in Bohol on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The temblor was recorded 6 kilometers northwest of Panglao at 4:04 p.m.

Phivolcs said that the earthquake was of tectonic origin and hit at a depth of 32 kilometers below the ground.

The earthquake had no significant intensities.

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No aftershocks and damages are expected from the quake, the state seismic bureau added in the bulletin issued at 4:12 p.m.

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