EARTHQUAKE: 3.0 Magnitude Quake Rocks Surigao del Norte

Surigao del Norte Hit by Earthquake with 3.0 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.0 magnitude quake in Surigao del Norte, January 11, 2022.

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.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

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.

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Recently, a quake has hit a part of Surigao del Norte, January 11, 2022. At 11:33 p.m., General Luna was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Surigao del Norte was located at 10.14°North, 126.86°East – 086 km North 63° East of General Luna with a depth of origin of 016 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, the records show that no intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake 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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