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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes off Sarangani Island, Davao Occidental

/ 10:37 AM December 05, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off Sarangani Island in Davao Occidental Sunday morning.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake was recorded at 7:48 a.m. with its epicenter traced some 285 kilometers east of Sarangani Island. 

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 The earthquake, which is tectonic in origin, had a depth of 156 kilometers.

It was felt at Intensity II in Cateel, Davao Oriental.

No damage to infrastructure is expected, but aftershocks are possible, Phivolcs added.

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