Surigao del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 3.4 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.4 magnitude quake in Surigao del Sur, October 14, 2021.
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 was 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 Sur, October 14, 2021. At 05:43 p.m., Bayabas was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Bohol was located at 08.90°North, 126.36°East – 011 km South 46° East of Bayabas with a depth of origin of 030 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that there are no damages expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. Furthermore, no intensity was recorded of the said quake at its epicenter and as well as the nearby areas.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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