Surigao del Norte rocked by magnitude 5 quake
DAVAO CITY, Philippines- A magnitude 5 earthquake rocked Surigao del Norte on Friday afternoon, September 21, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) said.
Philvocs posted that the epicenter of the quake was recorded at 41 kilometers Northeast of the town of General Luna in Surigao del Norte with a depth of 9 kilometers.
The earthquake, which struck at around 1.53 pm, was tectonic in origin.
A mild magnitude-3.5 quake was also reported in General Luna at around 9.30 am in the morning of the same day.
Earlier, a magnitude 5.5 tremor jolted the Davao region on Friday morning, Philvocs said.
With a depth of 90 kilometers, the epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 138 kilometers Southeast of Mati, Davao Oriental at around 5.21 am.
Tremors were also felt in Davao City and parts of Sarangani Province. - Rappler.com