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Davao Occidental Hit by Earthquake with 4.8 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.8 magnitude quake in Davao Occidental, October 23, 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.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

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“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

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Recently, a quake has hit a part of Davao Occidental. At 04:10 am, October 23, 2020, Don Marcelino was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8.

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Phivolcs

According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Davao Occidental was located at 05.98°North, 126.06°East – 047 km South 58° East of Don Marcelino. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 139 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake. Also, there are no aftershocks expected of the said quake. No intensity was recorded of the said quake as well.

Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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