Magnitude 5.3-earthquake jolts Surigao del Norte


Posted at Apr 26 2019 02:11 PM

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.