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Magnitude 5.3 quake rocks Davao Occidental

/ 08:58 AM July 21, 2021
Graph of the Davao Occidental quake from Phivolcs

Graph of the Davao Occidental quake from Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occidental on Wednesday morning.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake which rocked the area at 4:26 AM was tectonic in origin with a depth of 94 kilometers.

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Intensity 2 was felt in General Santos City and Kiamba town in Sarangani.

Phivolcs said the earthquake is unlikely to cause damage, but aftershocks are expected.

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