Four earthquakes with magnitude up to 5.2 occurred in the Philippines

Four earthquakes with magnitude up to 5.2 occurred in the PhilippinesFour earthquakes with magnitude up to 5.2, occurred last night in the area of the island of Negros in the central Philippines, according to preliminary data did not lead to loss of life and did not prejudice, said on Monday the news portal GMA News.
The epicenter of the first quake of magnitude 3.6, which felt the residents of the province Negros Occidental, was located at 148 km south-west of the city of Bago, experts said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (FIVS).
The strongest was followed by a second earthquake of magnitude 5.2 with the epicenter at 73 kilometers south-west of Sipalay in the same province.
The next two were thrust magnitude 4.8 and 2.8.
FIVS Seismologists warn of possible new quakes in the same area, but do not expect that they will cause significant damage, said GMA News.
Indonesia and the Philippines are part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire": plate, forming the bottom of the Indian and western Pacific oceans, come here under the Asian plate. As a result of crustal movements in the world's two largest archipelagos frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

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