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Series of earthquakes rocks Cebu

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A series of earthquakes was recorded in Cebu before dawn today, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

4.8 magnitude quake in Cebu | credit Phivolcs | Manila Bulletin

4.8 magnitude quake in Cebu | credit Phivolcs | Manila Bulletin

Based on the latest earthquake information from Phivolcs, the first tremor was recorded at 3:41 a.m. with a magnitude of 3.6 with the epicenter traced about 6 km NW of Asturias town. The second was recorded after two minutes at 3:43 a.m. with a stronger magnitude of 4.8.

The succeeding earthquakes came at 3:58 a.m. with a magnitude of 3.3.; 4.41 a.m. – 2.9; 4:50 a.m. – 3.2; 6:17 a.m. – 2.9; and 9:13 a.m. – 2.7.

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