Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes Davao Occidental

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 09:00 AM February 28, 2020

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Davao Occidental in the early hours of Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck at 3:13 a.m., 187 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town.


Phivolcs said that the temblor was of tectonic origin, and had a 130-kilometer depth of focus.

The earthquake, according to Phivolcs, was also felt in other areas at various intensities:


Instrumental Intensity II- Tupi, South Cotabato; Alabel and Malungon, Sarangani

Instrumental  Intensity I- General Santos City; Kiamba, Sarangani; Koronadal City

Phivolcs warned that aftershocks may occur.

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