4.7 quake hits off Surigao del Norte

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Norte at 11:13 a.m. Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The undersea quake was located 60 kilometers east-southeast of Surigao City at a depth of 73.9 kilometers.

The Philippines sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. (Inquirer.net)

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