The magnitude 6.7 earthquake which hit Surigao City at around 10:03pm last night was also felt in Cagayan de Oro City. This according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). It was Intensity 2 in CDO with no damage reported.
According to Phivolcs, the earthquake was tectonic in origin with epicenter off the coast of Surigao del Norte. Surigao City being the center of the population was hardest hit with several buildings damaged. News reports state it was the biggest earthquake the city had experienced since a 6.9 quake in 1879.
Below are photos in Surigao City posted by netizens in social media. (credits to the owners)
Read Phivolcs Earthquake Information No. 3 below.
Earthquake Information No. 3
Date and Time: 10 Feb 2017 – 10:03 PM
Magnitude = 6.7
Depth = 011 kilometers
Location =09.82°N, 125.37°E – 014 km N 78° W of Surigao City (Surigao Del Norte)
Intensity VI- Surigao City & Pintuyan, Southern Leyte
Intensity V- Mandaue City, San Ricardo, Limasawa & San Francisco, Southern Leyte
Intensity IV- Hinunangan, Southern Leyte & Butuan City
Intensity III- Hibok-hibok, Camiguin, Tolosa & Tacloban, Leyte, Bislig City, Gingoog City, Misamis
Intensity II- Cagayan de Oro City, Talocogon City, Agusan del Sur, Dumaguete City, Cebu City