Surigao del Norte Hit by Earthquake with 2.8 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 2.8magnitude quake in Surigao del Norte, July 7, 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“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Surigao del Norte. At 06:13 am, July 7, 2020, Burgos was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Surigao del Norte was located at 10.22°North, 126.32°East – 036 km North 51° East of Burgos. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 028 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that there are no expected damages caused by the quake. Also, aftershocks are not expected of the said quake. No intensity was recorded of the said quake.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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