Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental | Inquirer News

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 06:58 PM May 31, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A 6.2 -magnitude earthquake struck Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental on Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake’s epicenter was at 92 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso at 6:12 p.m.

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Phivolcs said that the quake was of tectonic origin and had a 76-kilometer depth of focus.

The temblor was recorded the following various intensities:

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Reported intensities

Intensity V – Mati City

Intensity II – Bislig City

Instrumental intensities

Intensity IV – Alabel and Kiamba, Sarangani

Intensity III – Kidapawan City

Intensity I – Cagayan de Oro City; Bislig City

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Residents are advised to expect aftershocks, Phivolcs said.

However, no damages were expected, Phivolcs added. (Editor: Julie Espinosa)

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