Quakes jolt Agusan del Sur town

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 10:21 AM January 01, 2018

Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur (Wikipedia maps)

Two consecutive earthquakes hit the town of Prosperidad in Agusan del Sur early Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The first 3.2-magnitude quake was recorded at 4:59 a.m. 2 kilometers south of Prosperidad.


According to Phivolcs, the tremor had a one-kilometer depth of focus and was tectonic in origin.

The second quake hit the same town at 5:53 a.m. It also had a one-kilometer depth and was also tectonic in origin.


No damage has been reported. /jpv

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