Sturdy Earthquakes shook yesterday and however shake Agusan del Sur. The vicinity of Talacogon is trembling of aftershocks following the initial Magnitude 6. quake yesterday.
At 10:36 a.m. yesterday, Sunday morning, a robust M 6. earthquake marked the get started of a long sequence of quakes and aftershocks. Up to now (Monday 10:15 a.m.) we already count more than 30 underground tremor. The focuses of these earthquakes are in close proximity to the surface. The depth varies concerning 1 and 24 kilometres.
PHIVOLCS stories say that the initial quake was felt at Intensity 6 in Talacogon Intensity 4 in the metropolitan areas of Butuan, Tagum and Bislig, and Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur Intensity 3 in Gingoog, Balingwan and Balingasag in Misamis Oriental and Davao City Intensity 2 in Cagayan de Oro Town, and Intensity 1 in Kidapawan City.
Strong Earthquakes in a single Stage
Our Earthquake map looked truly peculiar this morning. The red circle displays the initial M 6. shock. Inside of the circle the quake could be felt at intensities concerning and 6. The orange circle demonstrates the strongest right after-shock at 3:54 p.m. yesterday afternoon. It experienced a Magnitude of 4.6. The environmentally friendly circles exhibit the many weaker immediately after-shocks.
Considering that 2011 we file all earthquakes in the Philippines and plot distinctive maps. These earthquake maps are right here.
The Region of Agusan del Sur
The marsh lands of Agusan del Sur are acknowledged to be the house of the Philippine crocodile. Final summer months Jayvie Piamonte had written a really intriguing post about this location.
The series of Robust Earthquakes lays inside the Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary. The good news is this area is not densely populated and homes are mainly built of wooden and bamboo. This development design and style is so versatile that the structure moves like a boat on the waves. The full house is deformed but does not crack.
The very last tremor was recorded this morning at 04:55 a.m. close to Rosario. With this series the variety of earthquakes in the Philippines climbed to 2,014 this yr. We count an ordinary of 8 quakes per working day. The ordinary magnitude is 2.9 and the ordinary depth of the aim is 34 kilometres.