Report of the deaths came from nearby Cebu city where a fish port partially collapsed. Nineteen people were also injured after the roof of a market in Cebu province caved in, said TV reports.
Four persons were killed after a fish port partially crumbled in Cebu city
One person was injured in Tagbilaran, the capital of Bohol province. People rushed out of their residences, offices and other establishments as the aftershocks continued.
The Philippines, located along the Pacific 'Rim of Fire', are often hit by earthquakes.