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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake strikes Davao Oriental

, / 10:16 AM July 18, 2021

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MANILA, Philippines — An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck the southern Philippine province of Davao Oriental early on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The following intensities were reported by Phivolcs:

  • Intensity V (strong) – Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental
  • Intensity IV (moderately strong)- Mati City, Davao Oriental
  • Intensity III (weak)  – Tampakan and Tupi, South Cotabato
  • Intensity II (slightly felt) – Davao City; General Santos City; Kidapawan City; Kiamba, Sarangani
  • Intensity I (scarcely perceptible) – Arakan, Cotabato

The agency said damage and aftershocks were expected from the earthquake, which had a depth of 42 km (26.1 miles) and was tectonic in nature.

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