Quake jolts Surigao del Norte


Posted at Dec 30 2017 12:14 PM

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Surigao del Norte on Saturday morning.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake struck at 9:24 a.m., with its epicenter located 3 kms southwest of Burgos.

It had a depth of 15 kms and is tectonic in origin.

Phivolcs said the quake is not expected to cause damage or trigger aftershocks.

The following intensities were reported in these areas:

Intensity IV: Burgos and Santa Monica in Surigao del Norte

Intensity III: Pilar and Dapa, Surigao del Norte

Intensity II: Del Carmen and Socorro, Surigao del Norte

Intensity I: Surigao City