February 8, 2023

Juan Kabayan

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5.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off Surigao del Sur

(Eagle News)–A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Sur on Sunday, Nov. 27.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 12:43 p.m.

The epicenter was 35 kilometers northeast of Cortes.

The depth of focus was 11 kilometers.

The following instrumental intensities were reported:

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity II – Tandag, Surigao del Sur
Intensity I – Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte

No damage to property was reported but aftershocks were.