MANILA — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit Surigao del Norte Friday afternoon, Phivolcs said.
The tectonic quake struck at 1:26 p.m. and has a depth of 9 kilometers.
Its epicenter was located 71 kilometers southeast of General Luna town.
The following instrumental intensities were reported in these areas:
- Intensity II - Gingoog City
- Intensity I - Surigao City
Aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said.