EXPLAINER: The series of earthquakes in Mindanao, and why Cebu can feel the tremors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There is roughly a 480-kilometer distance between the island of Cebu and Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur, the town closest to the epicenter of the 7.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked Mindanao on Saturday, December…

Earthquake that hit Surigao del Sur was at 7.4 magnitude, aftershocks recorded – Phivolcs

Luisa Cabato - @inquirerdotnet 12/03/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The strength of the earthquake that struck off Hinatuan has been raised to magnitude 7.4.  This was according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), which also reported logging several aftershocks in…

Earthquake: Cebuanos told to start preparing for it

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 12/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the 7.4 magnitude earthquake (initially reported as 6.9 earlier) struck the coasts off of Hinatuan town in Surigao del Sur on late Saturday evening, December 2, an official from Philippine Institute of…

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