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Another quake hits General Luna in Surigao del Norte

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 08:30 PM April 27, 2019
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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake of tectonic origin rocked Surigao del Norte on Saturday evening, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

According to Phivolcs, the quake, which struck at 7:11 p.m., had its epicenter at 45 km northeast of General Luna at a depth of focus of 11 km.

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No aftershocks and damage was expected.

Phivolcs also noted that tremor was an aftershock of the magnitude 5.5 quake that also hit the same municipality on Friday.

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READ: Series of earthquakes hit General Luna, Surigao del Norte

Starting at midnight of Saturday, the municipality of General Luna experienced a series of aftershocks from the Friday’s quake, ranging the magnitude from 1.7 up to 4.9.

The highest magnitude was recorded at 4:28 a.m., a tectonic quake with an epicenter at 71 km southeast of General Luna with a depth of focus of 4 km.

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