5.3-magnitude quake strikes off Surigao del Sur

(Eagle News) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Sur on Sunday, Oct. 24.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 7:08 a.m.

It had its epicenter 75 kilometers northeast of Lingig.

The depth of focus was 19 kilometers.

The earthquake was of tectonic origin.

No damage to property was expected but aftershocks are.