Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks Tarragona, Davao Oriental
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted Tarragona, Davao Oriental on Saturday morning, the state volcanologists reported.
The earthquake, which occurred at 3:00 a.m., had a depth of 7 kilometers and is tectonic in origin, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
Earthquake Information No.1
Date and Time: 14 Aug 2021 – 03:00 AM
Magnitude = 5.2
Depth = 007 kilometers
Location = 07.09N, 126.45E – 005 km N 04° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental)https://t.co/jfP5ocYcjO pic.twitter.com/kKgncw4ZnXFEATURED STORIES
— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) August 13, 2021
The Saturday morning earthquake, Phivolcs said, was an aftershock of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck Governor Generoso town on Thursday, August 12.
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