Magnitude 5.1 quake strikes off Surigao del Norte


Posted at Sep 27 2018 04:47 PM

MANILA - A magnitude 5.1 tremor on Thursday struck off Surigao del Norte, Phivolcs said.

It struck at 12:44 p.m., 75 kilometers northeast of Burgos town in Surigao del Norte. 

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 3 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

Instrumental Intensity I was reported in Surigao City.

The tremor was not expected to cause damage but could cause aftershocks.