4.3-magnitude quake hits Southern Leyte

(Eagle News)–A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck Southern Leyte on Thursday night.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said on Friday, Feb. 14, that the quake, which hit at 9:25 p.m., had its epicenter 10 kilometers northeast of Sogod.

Depth of focus was 5 kilometers.

The following intensities and instrumental intensities were recorded:


Intensity III – Silago and Hinunangan, Leyte
Intensity II – Mahaplag and Abuyog, Leyte

Instrumental Intensity:
Intensity I – Palo, Leyte

No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.