Davao Oriental Hit by Earthquake with 4.5 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.5 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental, May 13, 2022.
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 hit a part of Davao Oriental, May 13, 2022. At 12:14 a.m., Governor Generoso was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Davao Oriental was located at 05.71°North, 127.12°East – 156 km South 48° East of Governor Generoso with a depth of origin of 034 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, the records show that no intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake and as well in the nearby areas. The said quake is an aftershock of the magnitude 7.1 quake that hit offshore Governor Generoso.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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