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.


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)


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