Another dawn quake shakes parts of Bohol

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Another dawn quake shakes parts of Bohol

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Image courtesy of Phivolcs

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake rocked parts of central Bohol at dawn on Saturday, a day after two weak quakes hit southwest in Panglao Island.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in a bulletin said the tremor hit 7 kilometers northwest of Batuan town at 4:04 a.m.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin and struck at a depth of 23 km beneath the ground, Phivolcs said.

No intensities were recorded.

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The state seismic bureau said no damages and aftershocks were expected.

Early on Friday, two quakes hit near the towns of Dauis and Panglao at magnitude 1.9 and 2.2, respectively.

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