Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tawi-Tawi
MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck off South Ubian, Tawi-Tawi at 7:21a.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The earthquake’s epicenter was traced 312 kilometers southeast of South Ubian.
It was of tectonic in origin and had a depth of 593 km, Phivolcs said in its initial bulletin.
Phivolcs said no aftershocks are expected, while no significant damage has been reported as of posting time. /gsg
Earthquake Information No.1
Date and Time: 16 Sep 2019 – 07:21 AM
Magnitude = 4.4
Depth = 593 kilometers
Location = 03.34N, 122.60E – 312 km S 49° E of South Ubian (Tawi-tawi)https://t.co/o2JhLFCa4l
— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) September 16, 2019
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