Sarangani Hit by Earthquake with 3.1 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.1 magnitude quake in Sarangani, Davao Occidental today, April 22, 2021.
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“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Davao Occidental, April 22, 2021. According to PHIVOLCS, at 04:03 a.m. today, Sarangani was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1.
Phivolcs stated that the quake that hit a part of Davao Occidental was located at 03.38°North, 125.94°East – 229 km South 14° East of Sarangani. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 010 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. No intensity was recorded by the agency in the epicenter of the quake and as well as the nearby areas.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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