(Eagle News) — A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Eastern Samar early Tuesday, Aug. 2.
According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 1:10 a.m.
The epicenter was 13 kilometers northeast of General MacArthur.
The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported:
Intensity V- General Macarthur, Hernani, and Quinapondan, Eastern Samar; Pastrana, Palo, and Tacloban City, Leyte
Intensity III – Abuyog, Alangalang, Leyte
Intensity II – Hilongos, Mahaplag, Baybay, Leyte; Hinunangan, Southern Leyte
Intensity I – Ormoc City, Albuera, Leyte; Sogod, Southern Leyte
No damage to property is expected but aftershocks are.