Surigao del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 4.4 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.4 magnitude quake in Surigao del Sur, April 6, 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.
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, April 6, 2022. At 11:33 a.m., Bayabas was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Surigao del Sur was located at 09.20°North, 126.58°East – 042 km North 52° East of Bayabas with a depth of origin of 007 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. Intensities were felt in certain areas such as the following:
- Intensity III
- Bayabas, Surigao del Sur
- Intensity II
- Tago, Surigao del Sur
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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