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5.7 Davao Occidental quake felt also in 2 other Mindanao provinces

/ 10:34 PM December 05, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A shallow magnitude 5.7 earthquake was recorded 145 kilometers southeast off the coast of Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occidental on Thursday evening, Dec. 5.

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According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the tectonic earthquake had a depth of 35 meters.

The quake was felt at different intensities elsewhere. It was felt at intensity 4 in Malungon, Sarangani; intensity 2 in General Santos City, Tupi town of South Cotabato and Kiamba in Sarangani and intensity I in Gingoog City.

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Tsunami warnings were not raised, but Phivolcs said that aftershocks are expected.

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