Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Surigao del Sur

Earthquake jolts Sarangani and Surigao del Sur

/ 07:28 AM June 14, 2024

SURIGAO DEL SUR EARTHQUAKE

MANILA, Philippines — Two earthquakes struck in separate areas in Mindanao early Friday morning, the state seismology bureau reported.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck at 3:43 am in the waters east of Sarangani.

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It was felt at Instrumental Intensity I in Malungon, Sarangani, Phivolcs said.

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Meanwhile, a magnitude-4.5 earthquake struck at 5:43 a.m., some 50 kilometers northeast of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur.

Phivolcs said it was felt at Intensity II in the City of Bislig, Surigao del Sur and Instrumental Intensity I in the City of Tandag, Surigao del Sur

State seismologists said no damage or aftershocks are expected from the Sarangani and Surigao del Sur earthquakes.

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