Close  

Magnitude 4.8 quake sways Davao Occidental

/ 05:17 PM June 20, 2019

DAVAO CITY – A 4.8-magnitude quake jolted Davao Occidental province at 10:04 a.m. on Thursday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

In its bulletin, Phivolcs traced the epicenter of the quake 145 kilometers (km) southeast of Jose Abad Santos town of Davao Occidental province.

ADVERTISEMENT

The tremor, which was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 68 km, was felt at Intensity 1 in Tupi, South Cotabato, Alabel and Kiamba, Sarangani and General Santos City.

No tsunami alert or aftershock warning was raised by the state agency. Orlando B. Dinoy (Editor: Leti Boniol)

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Davao Occidental, Earthquake, local, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Phivolcs
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.