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7.2 Magnitude Earthquake hits Bohol in the Philippines

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits the land of Bohol on Tuesday morning confirmed by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. The strong earthquake killed 4 people, according to the Director of Civil Defense Region 7.

Magnitude 7.2 quake hits Bohol; 4 dead
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Earthquake happened aroung 8:12 a.m., October 15, at the two kilometers southeast of Carmen town, according to Phivolcs.

Here's the list of area with specified intensities felt: 

Intensity 7 - Tagbilaran, Bohol
Intensity 6 - Hinigaran, Negros Occidental
Intensity 5 - Iloilo City; La Carlota, Negros Occidental
Intensity 4 - Masbate City; Roxas City; San Jose, Culasi, Antique; Guihulngan, Negros Oriental
Intensity 3 - Davao City

Office of Civil Defense Region 7 Director Minda Morante said, 4 people were reported dead in Cebu City after the structure collapsed in Pasil Fish Port.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not raised any tsunami alert after the strong earthquake

Many news site and blogs posted the collapsed bell tower of the oldest church in the Philippines and many others.are destroyed.


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