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4.9-magnitude earthquake hits Surigao Del Sur

/ 11:02 AM June 16, 2017
phivolcs.dost.gov.ph

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A 4.9-magnitude earthquake shook Surigao Del Sur on Friday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The quake, which had a depth of six kilometers, hit north east of Bislig City at 9:44 a.m.

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It was felt in the following areas:

Intensity IV – Bislig City

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Intensity II – Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur

Phivolcs said it is unlikely that buildings will be damaged or that there will be aftershocks. KS/IDL/rga

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