Magnitude 5.3 aftershock jolts Davao del Sur, nearby provinces | Inquirer News

Magnitude 5.3 aftershock jolts Davao del Sur, nearby provinces

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 07:20 AM December 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.3 aftershock hit Davao del Sur and nearby provinces anew Wednesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

Phivolcs said the earthquake was recorded at 4:18 a.m., with the epicenter located 28 kilometers southeast of Padada town in Davao del Sur.


The quake was of tectonic origin and had a depth of 9 kilometers, Phivolcs added.

Intensity IV was recorded in Digos City while Intensity IV was recorded in General Santos City.


The quake was one of the aftershocks of the magnitude 6.9 quake that hit Mindanao on Dec. 15.

Phivolcs earlier said it has recorded over 700 aftershocks after the strong quake, of which, 70 were felt.

Phivolcs records 700 aftershocks after 6.9 quake in Mindanao

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