Davao del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 4.0 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.0 magnitude quake in Davao del Sur, September 1, 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 was 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 del Sur, September 1, 2021. At 06:26 a.m., Davao City was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Davao del Sur was located at 07.15°North, 125.62°East – 009 km North 08° East of City Of Davao with a depth of origin of 017 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. The following intensities were recorded:
- Intensity II
- Davao City
- Instrumental Intensity I
- Kidapawan City
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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