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Date Published:

1:07 PM April 24, 2019

Date Updated:

1:07 PM April 24, 2019

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Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Hits Parts of Mindanao

The state volcanology agency Phivolcs reported that a magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Davao Oriental around 11:43 am today.

On Wednesday (April 24, 2019), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) announced that parts of Mindanao have been struck by a magnitude 4.7 earthquake.

Phivolcs said that the earthquake’s epicenter is located at 07.86°N, 126.88°E – 063 km N 57° E of Baganga (Davao Oriental).

Davao Oriental

The strong tremor was recorded around 11:43:47 a.m with a depth of 11 kilometers and has a tectonic origin.

Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur felt an Intensity 1 quake, according to the seismology agency.

Phivolcs was not also expecting damage and aftershocks after the tremor.

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