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5.7 quake rocks Visayas, parts of Mindanao–Phivolcs

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By Joel Guinto
First Posted 12:24:00 08/25/2008

MANILA, Philippines — A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked parts of the Visayas and northern Mindanao on Monday, the chief of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tremor struck at 10:43 a.m., with the epicenter located 40 kilometers southeast of Maasin town in Southern Leyte province, Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum said.

Intensity 5 was felt in the towns of St. Bernard and Sogod in Southern Leyte, intensity 4 in Surigao City, intensity 3 in Tacloban City, intensity 2 in Cebu City, Mambajao town, and Camiguin Island, Solidum said in a text message.

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