PHIVOLCS and NDRRMC releases statement of a 3.3 Magnitude Earthquake hits Talacogon (Agusan Del Sur) on Thursday, December 12, 2019, around 07:28:57 AM. The location is 08.48°N, 125.79°E – 004 km N 09° E of Talacogon (Agusan Del Sur) and the Depth of Focus (KM) is 088 with the Origin “Tectonic.”
PHIVOLCS is the service institute of the DOST for monitoring and mitigation of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunami.
Phivolcs stated that they cannot predict when or where an earthquake or tsunami will happen. What they do is to prepare earthquake scenarios of hazards and impacts to be used as a guide for mitigation, preparedness, and response.
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