Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Sarangani, Davao Occidental

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 01:41 PM November 02, 2019

Source: Phivolcs / DOST

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Sarangani, Davao Occidental on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The earthquake struck at 1:03 p.m. and its epicenter was traced at 153 kilometers southwest of Sarangani.


Phivolcs said that the tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a 313-kilometer depth of focus.

No further aftershocks and damage were expected, Phivolcs added.


The town of Sarangani was previously jolted by a magnitude- 5.5 tremor on Friday. /jpv

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