A man rides a motorcycle through debris following heavy rains in a town in Surigao del Sur province on the southern island of Mindanao on Feb 14, 2018. (ERWIN MASCARINAS / AFP)
MANILA, March 6 — An 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern
Philippines on Wednesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and
Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The tremo is not expected to cause any damage
The institute said the undersea quake, which struck at 8:12 am local time, hit at a depth of 14 km, about 102 km northeast of Surigao del Sur province of Mindanao.
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The tremor was also
felt in Bislig City of Surigao del Sur province and Davao City of Davao del Sur
The institute said the tremor, which was tectonic in origin, is not expected to cause any damage. However, it said aftershocks are expected.
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