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Earthquake Jolts Surigao del Norte

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted the Philippines on Tuesday evening, July 26, 2016.

Epicenter of the earthquake that hit the Philippines on Tuesday
According to a bulletin released byt the Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the quake's epicenter was located at 7km West of Sison, Surigao del Norte. The temblor, which was tectonic in origin and had a depth of focus of 11km, hit at 10:29PM and was felt at the following intensities:

Reported Intensities:
Intensity VI - Sison and Placer, Surigao Del Norte
Intensity V - Malimono, Surigao Del Norte and Surigao City
Intensity IV - Bacuag, Gigaquit , Mainit, Claver, Surigao Del Norte, San Jose, Dinagat Island,
Pintuyan and San Ricardo, Southern Leyte
Intensity III - Socorro, Surigao Del Norte, San Francisco and Limasawa, Southern Leyte
Intensity II - Dapa, Surigao Del Norte and Butuan City
Intensity I - Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental and Cebu City

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity V - Surigao City
Intensity II - Cebu City
Intensity I- Borongan, Eastern Samar
Damage and aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said in its bulletin.

Did you feel this earthquake? Feel free to comment below.

Comments

  1. Yes, I really felt it because I was there at Surigao City fully awake that night. So shaky.

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  2. Grve ung earthquake kagabi akala ko di na titigil kasi ang lakas intensity 5 first time ko un ung graveng paggalaw hllos kitang kita ko ung paggalaw ng bahay ng mga gamit namin kaya halos di ko naigalaw ung paa ko sa takot hindi ako nakalabas ng kwarto kaya niyakap ko na lng ung baby ko..pagkatapos ng lindol para akong naiiyak sa kaba pinilit kong makalabas kasama anak ko..at hanggang ngaun kinakabahan parin ako na baka maulit pa����

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