2 earthquakes hit Surigao del Norte, Maguindanao
BUTUAN CITY – Two mild earthquakes jolted Surigao del Norte and Maguindanao provinces Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
The Surigao del Norte and Maguindanao provincial disaster risk reduction and management councils reported no damage or injury from the earthquakes.
Phivolcs said a magnitude 3.5 tremor was recorded at 6:55 a.m. with the epicenter plotted 46 kilometers northwest of Del Carmen town, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte.
The tremor had a depth of only 1 km, Phivolcs said.
A magnitude 3.6 quake was earlier recorded at 2:20 a.m., Phivolcs said in its bulletin.
The epicenter was 6 km southwest of Buldon, Maguindanao. (Mike U. Crismundo)