December 7th, 2011
Posted at 12/07/2011 7:46 AM | Updated as of 12/07/2011 7:48 AM
MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 4 earthquake struck off Biliran province in southern Philippines before dawn Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, occurred just 3 kilometers (kms) southeast of the province’s capital of Naval at 3:31 a.m. It struck at a depth of 8 kms.
Intensity IV was felt in Naval.
No damage or aftershocks were reported.
A separate report from the US Geological Survey (USGS) measured the magnitude of the earthquake at 4.7.
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