2 quakes hit Surigao del Norte

Posted at 10/24/12 12:22 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Two earthquakes shook General Luna in Surigao del Norte Tuesday evening.

The first tremor that was recorded at magnitude 4 happened at 11:17 p.m.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter was located 64 kilometers southeast of General Luna with a depth of 10 kilometers.

After a few minutes, a magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck again with its epicenter 43 kms northeast of General Luna.

Phivolcs said both earthquakes were tectonic in origin.

No damages or aftershocks were reported. Report from Charmane Awitan, ABS-CBN News