According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, at about 15:18 pm on November 12, a magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred near Burgos Town, Surigao del Norte Province, Mindanao, southern Philippines
With a focal depth of 26 kilometers. No damage is expected, but there will be aftershocks.
Typhoon “Huan Gao” has caused at least 2 deaths and 4 missing in the Philippines
According to the Ministry of Civil Defense of the Philippines, the typhoon “Huan Gao” has caused at least two deaths in the Bicol region of the Philippines and another four missing. A total of 188,000 people were evacuated from the area.
The “high ring” also caused the water level of some rivers in Metro Manila to soar. The water level of the Marikina River reached 22 meters at one time, and the highest warning water level of the river was 18 meters.
The floods in nearby roads and villages were severe, and the water level reached the second floor of some residential buildings. Our reporter saw at the scene that a large number of rescuers had arrived at the scene to help the trapped people evacuate.
Philippine President Duterte delivered a national televised speech at 13:00 on the 12th, instructing all government officials to spare no effort in disaster relief.