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Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Surigao Del Sur

/ 03:09 PM September 01, 2019
09.32°N, 126.51°E - 035 km N 83° E of Cortes (Surigao Del Sur)

SCREENGRAB FROM PHIVOLCS

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.5 quake hit the town of Cortes in Surigao del Sur on Sunday morning, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. 

Phivolcs said the quake happened at 7:48 a.m. and its epicenter was located 35 kilometers northeast of Cortes, Surigao del Sur. 

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The quake, of tectonic origin, had a depth of 13 kilometers. 

Phivolcs said no damage and aftershocks are expected following the quake.

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