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Magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes Marihatag, Surigao Del Sur anew

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 10:54 AM May 09, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck the municipality of Marihatag, Surigao del Sur anew on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The quake’s epicenter was recorded at 76 kilometers southeast of Marihatag, and was of tectonic origin.

Phivolcs said that the temblor struck at 8:39 a.m., and had a depth of 15 kilometers.

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No aftershocks and damages were expected, Phivolcs added.

On Wednesday, May 8, four earthquakes rocked Marihatag.

The first was a magnitude 4.3 quake which struck at 2:01 a.m., followed by two weaker tremors at magnitude 2.6 at 2:20 a.m. and a magnitude 2.8 at 6:47 a.m.

The last earthquake to hit Marihatag on Wednesday was another magnitude 4.3 quake recorded at 1:34 p.m. /muf

READ: Another magnitude 4.3 quake hits Surigao del Sur

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