By J. Jala | 09:44 PM September 13, 2021

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) detected a magnitude 3.7 earthquake in Bohol on Monday evening, Sept. 13, 2021.

Phivolcs said the epicenter of the earthquake was traced at 13 kilometers (km) east of Loay town in at around 7:34 p.m.

It was initially measured at magnitude 3.4 but Phivolcs later revised it to 3.7

It was “weak” at Intensity III in Loay, Lila, and Valencia towns.

It was slightly felt at Intensity II in Garcia Hernandez, Jagna, Duero, Guindulman, Loboc and Bilar towns.

The tremor was “scarcely perceptible” at Intensity I in Corella town.

Phivolcs said the earthquake was tectonic in origin, which means the tremor was caused by the movement of an active fault near the area.

By Bohol Island News

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