Tawi-Tawi Hit by Earthquake with 4.4 Magnitude Today
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.4 magnitude quake in Tawi-Tawi today, September 16, 2019.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking were felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“.
On July 9, Phivolcs recorded a 5.6 magnitude quake in Makilala, North Cotabato at around 8 pm. It was followed by several aftershocks.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Tawi-Tawi. At 07:21 am today, September 16, 2019, Tawi-Tawi was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Tawi-Tawi was located at 03.34°North, 122.60°East – 312 km South 49° East of South Ubian. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 593 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin there are no expected damages caused by the quake. There are also no expected aftershocks.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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