A magnitude 6.1 and 5.8 earthquakes hit Surigao del Sur on Sunday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The first quake occurred at 6:24 p.m. and was located 49 kilometers northeast of Bayabas, Surigao del Sur. It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 45 kilometers.

Premium Subscription
P 80 per month
(billed annually at P 960)
  • Unlimited ad-free access to website articles
  • Access to subscriber exclusive website contents
  • Access to the Digital Edition (up to 3 devices)

Digital + Print
P 830 per month
(billed annually at P 9,960)
  • Ad-free online access
  • Access to the Digital Edition
  • Print copies**
***Not available for delivery outside of the Philippines. Delivery charges may apply to subscribers outside of Metro Manila

(No free trial for this plan)