4.0 – magnitude quake jolts Davao Occidental town
MANILA, Philippines – A 4.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The quake struck at 2:46 a.m., 18 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos.
Phivolcs said the quake was of tectonic origin, and had a 30-kilometer depth of focus.
The tremor was also felt at various intensities in the following areas:
Instrumental Intensity III – Alabel, Sarangani
Instrumental Intensity II – General Santos City
Instrumental Intensity I – Tupi, South Cotabato; Kiamba, Sarangani
No aftershocks and significant damage are expected, Phivolcs added. /gsg
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