Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes off southern Bohol – Phivolcs

August 10, 2017 - 9:59 AM

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Bohol Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Phivolcs said the tectonic quake happened at 8:43 a.m. with its epicenter three kilometers from the town of Dimiao at a depth of 528 kilometers.

The United States Geological Survey measured the tremor at magnitude 5.

Phivolcs said no damage was expected but predicted aftershocks.