Magnitude 5.3 quake jolts Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental on Saturday morning, the state volcanologists reported.
The earthquake, which occurred at 9:27 a.m., had a depth of 23 kilometers and is tectonic in origin, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
Earthquake Information No.2
Date and Time: 14 Aug 2021 – 09:27 AM
Magnitude = 5.3
Depth = 023 kilometers
Location = 05.77N, 127.38E – 175 km S 56° E of Governor Generoso (Davao Oriental)https://t.co/iLLHphgYZm pic.twitter.com/dIJxZ4yWjGFEATURED STORIES
— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) August 14, 2021
The earthquake is an aftershock of the Magnitude 7.1 earthquake in the same area on August 12.
There is no expected damage as a result of the earthquake.
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