4.9 quake jolts Siargao Island

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte at 5:11 p.m. Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The inland quake hit 65 kilometers east of Surigao at a depth of 107.3 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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