Agusan del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 3.3 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.3 magnitude quake in Agusan del Sur, December 12, 2019.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking were felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“.
Phivolcs recorded a 5.6 magnitude quake in Makilala, North Cotabato at around 8 pm on July 9. It was followed by several aftershocks.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Agusan del Sur. At 07:28 am today, December 12, 2019, Talacogon was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Agusan del Sur was located at 08.48°North, 125.79°East – 004 km North 09° East of Talacogon. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 088 kilometers.
According to Phivolcs, there are no expected damages caused by the quake and as well as aftershocks. Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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