Earthquake Today: 4.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Surigao del Norte

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Today December 5, 2022 in Surigao del Norte

EARTHQUAKE TODAY DECEMBER 5, 2022 – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.1 magnitude earthquake in Surigao del Norte today.

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 was the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

Previously, Phivolcs also 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 advised the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

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Recently, a quake hit a part of Surigao del Norte, December 5, 2022. San Francisco was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake today December 5, 2022 that hit a part of Surigao del Norte was located at 09.81°North, 125.41°East – 004 km North 16° West of San Francisco with a depth of origin of 031 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. According to the agency, no intensity was recorded at the epicenter of the quake as well as the nearby areas. The following instrumental intensities were recorded:

  • Intensity III
    • Surigao City, Surigao del Norte
  • Intensity I
    • Abuyog, Leyte

Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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