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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts Davao Oriental

/ 03:41 PM November 19, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines—A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Davao Oriental on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

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Phivolcs said the quake occurred at 3:00 p.m., with the epicenter located nine kilometers northwest of Lupon, Davao Oriental.

The quake was of tectonic origin and had a depth of 32 kilometers.

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Intensity III was recorded in Davao City.

Instrumental Intensities were also recorded in the following areas:

Intensity II – Davao City
Intensity I – Kidapawan City

Phivolcs said no aftershocks and damage were expected following the quake.

Edited by JE
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