Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolts Surigao del Norte | Inquirer News

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolts Surigao del Norte

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 06:34 PM August 17, 2022

5.1 magnitude quake

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Surigao del Norte on Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.


In its earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor hit 2 kilometers southwest of Socorro, Surigao del Norte, at 5:35 p.m.

An instrumental intensity I was felt in Cabadbaran City in Agusan del Norte and in Surigao City in Surigao del Norte.


The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 129 km.

No damage or aftershocks are expected from the earthquake, Phivolcs said.

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