Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Bayabas, Surigao del Sur
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck east of Bayabas, Surigao del Sur on Sunday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
The tectonic quake hit 49 kilometers east of the municipality of Bayabas at 6:24 p.m. It has a depth of focus of 45 kilometers.
According to Phivolcs, Intensity III was felt in Rosario, Agusan Del Sur.
The following instrumental intensities were also recorded:
-Surigao City, Surigao del Norte
-Bislig City, Surigao del Sur
Phivolcs said that they are not expecting any damage but aftershocks may occur.
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