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Magnitude 3 quake rocks Surigao

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 07:06 AM November 07, 2018
20181107 Surigao Quake

A red dot marks the epicenter of the magnitude 3 earthquake that rocked Surigao del Sur Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 2018. PHIVOLCS IMAGE

A magnitude 3 earthquake hit the province of Surigao del Sur early Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Phivolcs reported that the tremor struck at 4:13 a.m. Its epicenter was 8 kilometers northeast of Carrascal, Surigao Del Sur.

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The agency noted that no damage or aftershocks and damage were expected from the quake.

Phivolcs did not record any intensities.

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The tremor had a depth of focus of 112 kilometers and was of tectonic origin. /cbb

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