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Magnitude 5 quake hits waters off Surigao Del Sur

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 02:08 PM November 27, 2022

Magnitude 5 quake hits waters off Surigao Del Sur

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5 earthquake rocked the waters near Surigao Del Sur on Sunday just past noon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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The epicenter of the quake was located 30 kilometers northeast of Cortes, Surigao Del Sur.

Phivolcs said it was tectonic in origin and was recorded at exactly 12:43 p.m. with a depth of focus of 61 kilometers.

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Instrumental intensities were recorded in the following areas:

  • Intensity II – Tandag, Surigao del Sur
  • Intensity I – Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte;

No damage was caused by the quake, said Phivolcs, but aftershocks should be expected.

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