Magnitude 4 quake jolts Davao del Sur | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4 quake jolts Davao del Sur

/ 12:04 PM August 31, 2017

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolted Davao del Sur on Thursday early morning.


In a bulletin issued at 9:25 a.m, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported that the quake happened at 1:31 a.m. located 27 kilometers north of Santa Cruz, Davao Del Sur.

Phivolcs said the earthquake had a depth of 5 kilometers and was tectonic in nature.


The quake was felt at intensity 4 in Santa Cruz and Hagonoy, Davao Del Sur and in Davao City. It was also felt from Sulop and Digos City, Davao Del Sur at intensities 3 and 2, respectively.

No damage and aftershocks were expected, according to Phivolcs. JPV

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