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South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi Hit by 4.7 Magnitude Earthquake

EARTHQUAKE – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 recently hit the eastern part of South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi.

The Philippines was recently hit by several quakes including those five quakes that jolted Surigao del Sur. It caused alarm to the people as it was a series of quakes from around 9:00 o’clock in the evening until 2:30 in the morning the next day.

Meanwhile, there was no tsunami alert warning and there was also no record of injury or damage caused by the quake according to Surigao del Sur provincial disaster risk reduction and management council.

Recently, another earthquake hit an area in the Philippines. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded that a quake with a magnitude of 4.7 hit the eastern part of South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi.


Based on the information released by Phivolcs, the 4.7 magnitude quake that jolted South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi occurred at 11:00:26 in the morning today, December 10, 2018.

The quake was located at 03.23°N, 122.29°E – 295 km S 43° East of South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi and it has a 614 km depth. The said quake was tectonic in origin.

According to Phivolcs, no damage and aftershocks is expected of the quake that hit a part of Tawi-Tawi today.

We’ll keep you posted for further updates. Keep safe everyone!

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