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On 15 October 2013, a very destructive earthquake (8:12 am local time) shook Bohol Island and the entire Visayas Region, causing significant damage to houses, buildings and infrastructures: It had a magnitude of 7.2, focal depth of 12 km and its epicenter was plotted near the boundary of the municipalities of Sagbayan and Catigbian and 34 Km N45?E of Tagbilaran City). As of 30 November 2013, at least 3,900 aftershocks were recorded, of which more than 100 were reported felt. This earthquake was generated by the North Bohol Fault(NBF).