MANILA - A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit Surigao del Norte on Thursday afternoon, according to Phivolcs.
The tremor of tectonic origin struck at 3:18 p.m., 24 km northeast of Burgos, Surigao del Norte, at a depth of 26 km.
Intensity III was felt in Surigao City; Rosario, Agusan del Sur, while Intensity II was felt in Borongan City, Eastern Samar; Gingoog City and Misamis Oriental. Intensity I was felt in Catbalogan City, Samar.
Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected.