Quakes rock Surigao

Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - June 14, 2021 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Mild earthquakes rocked Surigao del Norte on Sunday, but these did not cause any injury or damage to property, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Phivolcs said a magnitude-4.5 earthquake occurred 42 kilometers northeast of Burgos town at 8:51 a.m

The quake was felt at Intensity 3 in Burgos.

Intensity 2 was felt in General Luna, Socorro and Santa Monica, all in Surigao del Norte, and in San Francisco and San Ricardo, both in Southern Leyte.

Earlier in the day, a magnitude-3.4 temblor  occurred 31 km northeast of Burgos.

The temblor was felt at Intensity 2 in Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte.

Phivolcs said a magnitude-4.2 quake also struck seven km southwest of Burgos at 12:52 p.m.

It was registered at Instrumental Intensity 1 in Surigao City.

No damage or aftershocks were expected from the quakes.                                      

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