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Series of earthquakes hit Surigao Del Sur, Davao Occidental – PHIVOLCS

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded a series of strong quakes on Sunday, May 5, in Surigao Del Sur and Davao Occidental

At 6:32AM, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake was recorded at 80 kilometers south of Marihatag, Surigao Del Sur. It had a depth of three kilometers.

At 7:51AM, PHIVOLCS recorded another 4.6 quake, with a depth of 90 kilometers, at 203 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental.

14 minutes later, a 4.2 earthquake was also recorded at 201 kilometers south of Sarangani. It had a depth of 33 kilometers.

At 9:56AM, PHIVOLCS recorded magnitude 5 quake, with a depth of 28 kilometers, at 81 km south of Cagawait, Surigao Del Sur. The agency expects aftershocks due to the quake.

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