TACLOBAN CITY-Series of earthquakes rocked some parts of Leyte and Southern Leyte provinces on Wednesday (April 22) with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reporting of damages.
The jolts felt by the two provinces ranged from 1.5 magnitude to 4.6 magnitude.
In Leyte, the quakes were felt in the town of Capoocan having a magnitude of 2.4 am that occurred at around 8:48 am while a 2.4 magnitude tremor hit the town of Matag-ob with a magnitude of 1.5 that occurred at around 8:49 am.
Meanwhile, a series of quakes also hit in Southern Leyte with the provincial disaster risk reduction management office saying that the quakes did not result to any damages.
The first tremor occurred in Saint Bernard at around 5:45 am having a magnitude of 4.6, another jolt was felt in the town at about 6:37 am having a lesser magnitude of 2.8.
At 6:37 am, another earthquake took place in the town of San Francisco with a magnitude of 2.2.
A separate jolt was felt in the town of Anahawan at 7:01 am with a magnitude of 1.7.
Another earthshaking happened at about 10:39 am with the epicenter in San Juan with a magnitude of 2.4.
All the quakes in Leyte and Southern Leyte were all of tectonic in origin.