Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts Surigao del Norte (6/11/2014)

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Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake in Surigao Del Norte

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted Surigao del Norte on Wednesday later afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said.

Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake in Surigao Del Norte

PHIVOLCS said in a bulletin that the quake struck 17 kilometers north of Socorro town at 5:08 p.m. It had a depth of 43 kilometers.

Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Intensities

Intensity V was felt in Carmen, Socorro and Gigaguit, Surigao del Norte while Intensity IV was felt in Mabua, Surigao City. Intensity III was recorded in Loreto, Dinagat Island; Burgos, Surigao del Norte; Butuan City; San Ricardo, Pintuyan, Southern Leyte; and Intensity II in Mainit, Surigao del Norte.

PHIVOLCS said aftershocks were expected.

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