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4.2 quake hits off Davao Occidental

/ 07:09 PM October 23, 2014
 Source: Phivolcs


Source: Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines—A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental at 5:50 p.m. Thursday.

The tectonic quake’s epicenter centered 39 kilometers northeast of Sarangani at a depth a depth of 97 kilometers, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported.

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Intensity II was recorded in Davao City.

There were no aftershocks expected from the quake, Phivolcs said.

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The Philippines sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.

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