6.7 QUAKE Hit SURIGAO CITY TODAY 11 February 2017

6 dead, dozens hurt from magnitude-67 Surigao quake over 100 injured after a strong 6

7-magnitude earthquake rocked on 10 Feb 2017/ Evening Surigao City has been placed under a state of calamity At least 11 towns were affected by the quakewhich also damaged the provincial capitol, two major bridges, and other infrastructure The earthquake also forced the closure of Surigao City domestic airport All flights were canceled due to damaged runway The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said the airport might be closed until March 10 There is still no power and electricity supply in some quake-affected areas Ito ang pinakamatinding earthquake na naexperience namin [This is the worst earthquake we have ever experienced]," The governor, however, called for calm, assuring residents that the local government is ready to extend help to affected families