Magnitude 4.0 quake jolts Surigao Del Norte

Published February 17, 2019, 1:47 PM

by Patrick Garcia

By MB Online

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck General Luna, Surigao Del Norte at 1:22 p.m. Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

(PHIVOLCS/ MANILA BULLETIN)
(PHIVOLCS/ MANILA BULLETIN)

The earthquake was tectonic in origin and its epicenter traced 37 kilometers southeast of General with a depth of 11 kilometers.

The tremor is an aftershock of the February 8 magnitude 5.9 in the same province.

Phivolcs said it was not expected to cause any damage to property. No casualties were reported as a result of the tremor.

 
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