Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Surigao del Sur | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Surigao del Sur

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 12:53 PM September 30, 2022

Surigao del Sur quake

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck Surigao del Sur on Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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Phivolcs detected the earthquake at 10:58 a.m. and located its epicenter 63 kilometers northeast of Cortes, Surigao del Sur.

The quake was an aftershock of the magnitude 5.3 quake that hit Surigao del Sur on Wednesday.

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The earthquake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of focus of 6 kilometers.

Phivolcs reported Instrumental Intensity I at Tandag City, Surigao Del Sur.

No aftershocks and damage are expected, Phivolcs said.

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