Magnitude 4.6 quake strikes Davao Oriental seas | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.6 quake strikes Davao Oriental seas

/ 07:34 PM August 29, 2019

Magnitude 4.6 quake strikes Davao Oriental seas

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.6-magnitude earthquake occurred off Baganga town in Davao Oriental on Thursday evening, the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the quake located 69 kilometers southeast of Barangay Baculin in Baganga town was of tectonic origin and has a shallow depth of just six kilometers.

No damage caused by the tremor was recorded as of posting, and Phivolcs said it does not expect any aftershocks to occur.

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Phivolcs also said that no tsunami warning has been raised because of the quake. /kga

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