Sarangani Hit by Earthquake with 4.6 Magnitude Today
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.6 magnitude quake in Sarangani on January 24, 2020.
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 Sarangani. At 05:59 am on January 24, 2020, Sarangani was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Sarangani was located at 03.32°North, 123.15°East – 337 km South 29° West of Kiamba. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 519 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that there are no expected damages caused by the quake and as well as aftershocks. The following intensities were recorded. No intensity was recorded as well.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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