3.6-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Sur; PHIVOLCS says quake is aftershock of 5.7-magnitude quake on Sept. 27

(Eagle News) — A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Sur on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which hit at 2:41 p.m., was an aftershock of the 5.7-magnitude quake that hit the area on Sept. 27.

The 3.6-magnitude quake had its epicenter 71 kilometers northeast of Bayabas.

It had a depth of 18 kilometers and was tectonic in origin.

No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.