Davao Oriental Hit by Earthquake with 2.9 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 2.9 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental, November 15, 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“.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Davao Oriental. At 09:36 pm on November 15, 2019, Tarragona was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9. No intensity was recorded of the said quake.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Davao Oriental was located at 06.90°North, 126.73°East – 036 km South 63° East of Tarragona. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 153 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated that there are no damages and aftershocks expected from the quake. Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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