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Magnitude 4.0 quake strikes off Sarangani

/ 03:34 PM September 11, 2019

Magnitude 4.0 quake strikes off Sarangani

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was recorded Wednesday afternoon off Sarangani in Davao Occidental, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. 

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The quake happened at 1:10 p.m. with its epicenter located 183 kilometers southeast of Sarangani. 

Phivolcs said the tremor was of tectonic origin and had a focal depth of 11 kilometers, thus, classified as shallow-focus earthquake. 

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No damage and aftershocks are expected after the quake, Phivolcs said. 

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