Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake in Dinagat

EQ-2012-03-16

At 03:58:03 PM this afternoon our office was shaken by an earthquake.
The center of the earthquake was on Dinagat Island near Surigao. PHIVOLCS expects damages in Dinagat and Surigao. 

EQ-2012-03-16

Felt intensities reported to PHIVOLCS:
Intensity VI – Surigao City
Intensity V – General Luna, Surigao del Norte; Basilisa, Dinagat; San Ricardo, Southern Leyte
Intensity IV – Carrascal, Surigao del Sur
Intensity III – Tolosa and Tacloban Leyte; Davao City; Bislig City; Borongan,  Eastern Samar
Intensity II – Cebu City; Sulat, Eastern Samar
Intensity I – Hibok-Hibok, Camiguin 

See also our 2012 Philippines Earthquake map Link 

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