Magnitude-4.0 earthquake strikes off Surigao del Norte


A magnitude-4.0 earthquake struck off Surigao del Norte, Saturday morning, March 4.

Magnitude-4.0 quake strikes off Surigao del Norte

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake struck at 11:36 a.m. 76 kilometers northeast of Burgos town.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, struck at a depth of 126 kilometers.

The agency said it does not expect damages and aftershocks from the quake.

On February 26, Phivolcs also reported a magnitude 5.0 quake which hit the same town.

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