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Magnitude 4.1 jolts Surigao Del Norte

(Screen grabbed from internet)
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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Monday reported that a magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocked Surigao Del Norte.

The quake which occurred at 8:22 p.m. was located 27 kilometers northeast of Burgos in Surigao del Norte. Its depth of focus is 19 kilometers.

In its advisory, PHIVOLCS, said the quake was felt at Intensity 4 in the towns of Burgos and General Luna, Surigao del Norte; Intensity 3 in Surigao City, Loreto, Dinagat Islands, Socorro, Surigao del Norte, and Intensity 2 in Mainit, Surigao del Norte.

The agency said there was no damage reported and there were no aftershocks recorded.

Meanwhile, two other quakes were recorded on Monday. The first quake with magnitude 3.9 occurred in Zamboanga City while the second tremor with magnitude 2.8 was traced in San Benito, Surigao del Norte.

On Tuesday morning another quake was recorded. The magnitude 3 tremor was located in Paoay, Ilocos Norte.

All quakes are tectonic in nature.

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