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Mild quake shakes Agusan del Norte town

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By Mike Crismundo 

A tectonic earthquake jolted Agusan del Norte town today, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said a 3.6 magnitude tremor was registered at 12:05 a.m. today.

(PHIVOLCS / MANILA BULLETIN)

(PHIVOLCS / MANILA BULLETIN)

The epicenter was plotted only 8 kilometers (km) northeast of Santiago town, Agusan del Norte, with a depth of 22 km, it said.

No aftershock was raised by the agency.

The tremor was tectonic in origin, Phivolcs said.

Yesterday, a 4.1 magnitude tremor was recorded at 3:23 p.m. The epicenter was plotted 116 km northeast of Pacific Ocean facing the town of Burgos, Siargao Island, in Surigao del Norte province, it said.

The earthquake had a depth of 29 km, Phivolcs said.

No aftershocks or tsunami alert was raised by the agency.

The tremor was tectonic in origin, Phivolcs said.

Officials of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Norte provincial disaster risk reduction and management councils reported no damage or injury in these two earthquakes.

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