Surigao City still on blackout

By , on February 11, 2017


Surigao City still has no power on Saturday following the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that hit the area at 10:03 p.m. Friday. (Photo: Surigao Islands/Facebook)
Surigao City still has no power on Saturday following the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that hit the area at 10:03 p.m. Friday. (Photo: Surigao Islands/Facebook)

MANILA—Surigao City still has no power on Saturday following the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that hit the area at 10:03 p.m. Friday.

Ramon Gotinga of the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in Surigao del Norte said in an advisory that the city remains on blackout.

Some 89 aftershocks in the area have been recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) since 5 a.m. on Saturday.