TACLOBAN CITY-Several areas in Leyte and Southern Leyte provinces felt series of earthquakes on Friday (April 23) morning.
Reports from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that the quakes were traced to have the town of Sogod in Southern Leyte province as the epicenter.
The first tremor was felt at around 4:31 am which have a magnitude of 4.6.
The said earth movement shook the towns of Sogod, Hinunangan and Hinundayan at Intensity IV; III in Abuyog; II in Baybay City and I in Palo, all in Leyte province.
The second jolt occurred at 6:37 am, with Sogod as the epicenter, which was also felt in Abuyog town, Leyte at Intensity I.
The southern Leyte provincial disaster risk reduction management office said that both quakes did not result to any damage.
Both quakes that rattled Southern Leyte and Leyte provinces were both of tectonic in origin.