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4.0 – magnitude quake jolts Davao Occidental town

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 11:03 AM September 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A 4.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Magnitude-4.0 earthquake rocks Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental

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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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