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Magnitude 5.4 quake hits off Davao Occidental

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 09:20 AM October 21, 2018

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake occurred off Davao Occidental early Sunday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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Phivolcs said the quake struck 185 kilometers southeast of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, at 2:51 a.m.

The epicenter of the quake was monitored by the sea but the agency warned residents to brace for possible aftershocks.

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No intensities were recorded by the agency in the nearby provinces and municipalities.

The tremor was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 47 kilometers. /cbb

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