No tsunami threat in PH after 6.6 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental
MANILA, Philippines — There is no tsunami threat in the country after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Davao Oriental on Thursday, state seismologists said.
In an advisory, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that there was no “destructive threat” of a tsunami after the tremor.
“A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 occurred Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental on 04 June 2020 at 04:50 PM (Philippine Standard Time) located at 05.55 ºN, 127.17 ºE with a depth of 134 km. No destructive tsunami threat exists based on available data,” the advisory read.
This comes after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck the waters off Governor Generoso in Davao Oriental at 4:50 p.m. on Thursday.
Phivolcs said that the earthquake was felt in other areas.
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