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Quake hits Davao Occidental, Surigao del Sur

/ 11:08 AM September 18, 2016
Phivolcs, earthquake, Davao Occidental

A map from the website of Phivolcs shows the epicenter of the 4,2-magnitude quake that hit Davao Occidental on Sunday morning, Sept. 18, 2016. PHIVOLCS IMAGE

Earthquake struck the provinces of Davao Occidental and Surigao del Sur on Sunday morning, according to state seismologists.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said a 4.2 magnitude quake with tectonic origin hit Davao Occidental at 9:09 a.m.

The quake, which had a depth of 11 kilometers, was located 62 kilometers south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental.


A 3.9 magnitude quake also hit Surigao del Sur at 9:25 a.m., which had a depth of five kilometers.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, was located 9 kilometers south of Carmen, Surigao del Sur.

Intensity II was felt in Surigao City. YG/rga

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