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Aftershocks expected from Surigao quake

Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) warned yesterday of possible aftershocks from the magnitude-5.2 earthquake that hit Surigao del Sur on Sunday night.

The temblor occurred at 10:26 p.m. and its epicenter was located 65 kilometers northeast of Bayabas town. It was felt at Intensity 2 in Bislig City.

Phivolcs classifies an Intensity 2 temblor as “slightly felt.”

No damage was expected from the quake.

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