5.9-magnitude quake rocks Philippine island

Vastavam web: A 5.9-magnitude quake today rocked a central Philippine island still reeling from a deadly tremor last week, though there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, seismologists said.The US Geological Survey said the moderately strong quake struck Leyte island near Ormoc, a city of about 200,000 people, at 9:41 am (local time) at a relatively shallow depth of 12.7 kilometers (eight miles).Large areas of Leyte, home to some 1.75 million people, and some parts of the central Philippines were still without electricity this week due to damage to a Leyte power plant.