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Two quakes jolt Davao Occidental on Monday

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 02:23 PM October 29, 2018

Two earthquakes struck off Davao Occidental within an hour of each other on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) reported.

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The second and stronger earthquake that measured at magnitude 3.4 hit 134 kilometers (km) southeast of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, at 1:11 p.m.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 45 km.

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An earlier 3.3-magnitude quake hit 131 km southeast of Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental, at 12:11 p.m., Phivolcs reported.

Also of tectonic origin, the quake had a depth of 100 km.

Phivolcs said no aftershocks and damage could be expected from both earthquakes.  /cbb

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