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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Davao Occidental

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
05:15 PM January 08, 2020
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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck at 12:11 p.m. at 50 kilometers southwest of Sarangani town.

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Phivolcs said that the temblor was of tectonic origin, and had a 15-kilometer depth of focus.

According to Phivolcs, the quake was also felt in other areas at various intensities:

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Reported Intensity II – Sarangani, Davao Occidental

Instrumental Intensity I – General Santos City; Malungon, Sarangani

No aftershocks or damage were expected, Phivolcs added.

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