Another aftershock hits Surigao del Norte — Phivolcs

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 01:02 PM February 10, 2019

4.7 magnitude aftershock hits Surigao on Sunday

MANILA, Philippines – The province of Surigao del Norte was hit by another aftershock on Sunday before noon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.


The Phivolcs noted that the second aftershock from the 5.9 quake last Friday hit the town of General Luna at 11:06 a.m. It had a magnitude of 4.7.

READ: Quake hits parts of Surigao del Norte, Visayas


The tremor was felt in General Luna at Intensity IV, while the Surigao City felt it at Intensity II.

No damage and aftershocks were expected from the recent quake. It had a depth of focus of 7 kilometers and was of tectonic origin.

The first aftershock for Sunday was reported at 6:21 a.m., also in the town of General Luna. /cbb

READ: 5.1-magnitude aftershock hits Surigao on Sunday

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Aftershock, Earthquake, news, Phivolcs, Surigao del Norte
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.