JUST IN: 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Surigao Del Norte

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Jolts Surigao Del Norte

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit Burgos, Surigao Del Norte on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at exactly 08:14 a.m. according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).

Earthquake in Surigao Del Norte
Photo Credit: Phivolcs

Earthquakes hit without prior signs/warnings most of the time.

The territories and nations including the Philippines lying along the Pacific Ring of Fire are prone to earthquakes.

On a daily basis, the PHIVOLCS record numerous quakes occurring in the country.

In an earthquake advisory it releases from time to time whenever there is an unprecedented land movement/action, it notes the location of the quake, its epicenter and depth of focus, and the time and date it hit an area. The agency also notes whether or not there are expected damages and aftershocks of a quake.

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Meanwhile, based on the latest earthquake bulletin, the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that jolted the province was tectonic in origin and it hit at a depth of 7 kilometers.

There’s no immediate damage and aftershocks reported as of press time.

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NoteWe will continue to monitor any incident regarding the said earthquake and we will post an update here.

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