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Quakes jolt Zamboanga del Sur, Leyte, Albay

MANILA, Philippines — Earthquakes hit parts of the country yesterday, but state seismologists said no damage was reported. 

A magnitude 4.2 quake, with its epicenter traced five kilometers northwest of Tabina town, jolted Zamboanga del Sur at about 12:53 a.m.

The quake was felt at Intensity 3 in Tabina and Intensity 2 in Pagadian City and Lapuyan, Zamboanga del Sur. 

At around 10:49 a.m., a magnitude 1.8 tremor struck six kms southeast of Legazpi, Albay. 

A magnitude 3.5 quake also occurred at around 1:06 p.m. in Leyte.

The epicenter of the quake was traced seven kms southwest of Abuyog.

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The quake was felt at Intensity 4 in Abuyog and Javier,  Intensity 3 in Mahaplag and McArthur and Intensity 2 in Dulag and Tolosa, all in Leyte. 

On Sunday night, a magnitude 4 quake also shook parts of Albay.

 It was felt at at Intensity 4 in Ligao, Camalig, and Guinobatan, Albay and Intensity 3 in Legazpi City and Tabaco City.         

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