Surigao del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 3.2 Magnitude Today
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.2 magnitude quake in Surigao del Sur today, January 17, 2020.
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“.
On July 9, Phivolcs recorded a 5.6 magnitude quake in Makilala, North Cotabato at around 8 pm. It was followed by several aftershocks.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Surigao del Sur. At 07:43 am today, January 17, 2020, Tagbina, Surigao del Sur was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Surigao del Sur was located at 08.55°North, 126.31°East – 019 km North 60° East of Tagbina. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 082 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that there are no expected damages caused by the quake. There may also be no aftershocks.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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