Last Updated: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake in Surigao del norte today


March 8, 2019: Magnitude 6.2 strong earthquake rattled Surigao Del Norte today at 11:00 pm, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.

According to the (PHIVOLCS), the earthquake was of tectonic origin and occured a depth of 16 kilometers with epicenter north of Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte and east of Dinagat Island.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

Reported Intensities

Intensity V - Burgos, Dapa, Alegria, Bacuag, Claver, General Luna, Gigaquit, Pilar, Placer & San 
Benito, Surigao Del Norte; Surigao City; San Jose, Dinagat
Intensity IV - Butuan City; Malimono, Surigao Del Norte; Tacloban City; Abuyog and Palo, Leyte; 
Anahawan, Hinunangan, Hinundayan, Limasawa, San Francisco, San Ricardo, San Juan, 
& Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte; San Francisco, Agusan Del Norte
Intensity III - Gingoog City; Tandag City; Salcedo, Eastern Samar
Intensity II - Bislig City; Cagayan De Oro City; Ormoc City; Mambajao and Mahinog, Camiguin
Intensity I - Davao City