Three Earthquakes Jolt Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, March 23 (UPI) — Three earthquakes struck the Philippines Tuesday, with two in the same region, the country’s Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

One quake, registering a magnitude of 5.7, was about 18 miles northeast of Laoag City in the northern Luzon area, with a second quake measuring 3.2 about 24 miles from the city, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported.


Another quake, with a 3.8-magnitude, rumbled in the Visayas region, about 10 miles northeast of Ormoc City, officials said.

Officials said they had no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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