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The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) confirmed that there are 14 aftershocks recorded following a 5.1 magnitude earthquake which hit Surigao on Friday, May 30, 2014.

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake-Surigao

The magnitude 5.1 tectonic earthquake which hit the coast of Surigao was recorded at 173 kilometers at a depth of 24 kilometers which struck at 11:26 p.m.

Here’s the intensity reports released by Phivolcs:

Intensity IV – Surigao City; General Luna, Surigao del Norte

Intensity III -Tandag, Surigao del Sur

Intensity II – San Jose, Dinagat Island,Surigao del Norte; Bayabas and Tago, Surigao del Sur

Phivolcs noted that the 14 aftershocks which hit Surigao were recorded between 11:51 p.m. until 8:25 a.m. on Saturday morning, May 31, 2014 which ranges from 3.2 to 4.9. magnitudes and most of them surfaced northeast of northeast of Cortes town in Surigao del Sur.

Magnitude 5 earthquakes are “earthquakes with moderate strength and are felt over the wide areas; some of them cause small local damages near the epicenter.”

Phivolcs: Aftershocks Recorded

  • May 31, 2014-08:25 AM Magnitude  3.5    
  • May 31, 2014-05:14 AM Magnitude  4.0    
  • May 31, 2014-04:38 AM Magnitude  4.5   
  • May 31, 2014-02:15 AM Magnitude  4.6  
  • May 31, 2014-02:10 AM Magnitude  3.2   
  • May 31, 2014-01:53 AM Magnitude  4.6    
  • May 31, 2014-01:41 AM Magnitude  4.7   
  • May 31, 2014-01:06 AM Magnitude  4.4   
  • May 31, 2014-12:36 AM Magnitude  4.9    
  • May 31, 2014-12:18 AM Magnitude  3.9 
  • May 31, 2014-12:10 AM Magnitude  4.5    
  • May 31, 2014-12:06 AM Magnitude 4.2    
  • May 31, 2014-12:00 AM Magnitude 4.4   
  • May 30, 2014-11:51 PM Magnitude 4.7    

Phivolcs has yet to raise tsunami warnings within areas affected since the tremor was located ashore. There is no immediate damage reported as of press time.

Note: We will continue to monitor for any incident that resulted from the Surigao earthquake and we will post an update here.

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