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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.

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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.

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

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