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Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Hits Cortes (Surigao Del Sur) on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology is currently monitoring the ongoing series of earthquakes. The tremors began at 08:59:25 PM Tuesday, July 14, in Cortes (Surigao Del Sur) with a magnitude of 4.6.

PHIVOLCS also recorded the location of the quake, 09.24°N, 126.35°E – 018 km S 77° E of Cortes (Surigao Del Sur), and the Depth of Focus (Km) is 026. There are no casualties that have been damage.

Reported Intensities:

Intensity III – Cortes, Lanuza, and City of Tandag, Surigao del Sur
Intensity II – Carmen, Surigao del Sur
Instrumental Intensity:
Intensity I – City of Surigao, Surigao del Norte

The Phivolcs mandates is to predict the occurrence of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes and their related geotectonic phenomena.

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