Look: Destruction brought by 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Surigao City Friday night in photos

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Surigao City at around 10:03 PM, February 10, 2017, causing damage to the city’s infrastructures, homes and 4 dead.

The city also suffered power blackout due to the strong earthquake as power lines went down.

The quake’s epicenter, tectonic in origin, was located at coordinates 9.83 degrees north latitude and 125.37 dgrees east longitude or 14 kilometers north of Surigao City and at a depth of 4 kilometers.

The quake was felt as far as Leyte, Cebu, Southern Leyte and Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental and in Dumaguete City in Negros.

Here are the tweets and Facebook posts showing the extent of damage brought by the 6.7 magnitude earthquake.

Credits to Ranz Catubigan for the photos

Credits to Ranz Catubigan for the photos

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

Credits to Renz Catubigan

An earthquake is not new to Surigao City. In July 2015, a CCTV footage of an earthquake was shared online.

In case of earthquake, remember your duck, cover and hold drill in schools.

And the triangle of life principle…

Yur thoughts, please!

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