Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Bayabas, Surigao del Sur | Inquirer News

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Bayabas, Surigao del Sur

/ 07:56 PM April 03, 2022

6.1magnitude earthquake

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.

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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.

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The following instrumental intensities were also recorded:

Intensity II

-Surigao City, Surigao del Norte

Intensity I

-Bislig City, Surigao del Sur

-Abuyog, Leyte

-Hilongos, Leyte

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Phivolcs said that they are not expecting any damage but aftershocks may occur.

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