Magnitude 3.5 quake rocks Davao del Sur

/ 02:37 PM February 06, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A shallow Magnitude 3.5 earthquake rocked the town of Matanao in Davao del Sur on Thursday afternoon, with intensities felt in the nearby cities of Digos City and Magsaysay.


According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the earthquake which was tectonic in origin, had its epicenter at 10 kilometers southwest of Matanao, at a depth of just 3 kilometers.

Intensity IV was felt in Matanao, while Intensity III was experienced in Digos, Bansalan, and Hagonoy towns.  Intensity II meanwhile was recorded in Magsaysay.


Phivolcs said the quake left no damage and no aftershocks are expected as of now.

Edited by MUF
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