Magnitude 4.4 quake rattles Surigao del Sur | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.4 quake rattles Surigao del Sur

/ 09:22 PM February 13, 2024

(Photo from Phivolcs)

(Photo from Phivolcs)

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked Surigao del Sur on Tuesday afternoon, the state seismology bureau said.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter of the tectonic earthquake, which struck at 5:00m p.m.,  was located east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.


It had a depth of focus of three kilometers.


The earthquake was felt at Intensity III in Hinatuan and Intensity II  in Bislig, Surigao del Sur, Phivolcs added.

The agency likewise said that the earthquake was an aftershock of the magnitude 7.4 earthquake last December 2, 2023 in Surigao del Sur.

No damage or aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said.

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