Davao del Sur Hit by Earthquake with 4.1 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.1 magnitude quake in Davao del Sur, July 6, 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 del Sur, July 6, 2022. At 07:53 a.m., Matanao was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Davao del Sur was located at 06.67°North, 125.19°East – 006 km South 35° West of Matanao with a depth of origin of 017 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, the records state that no intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake and as well as in the nearby areas. The following instrumental intensities were recorded:
- Intensity III
- Malungon, Sarangani
- Intensity II
- Kidapawan City, Cotabato
- Intensity I
- Koronadal City, South Cotabato
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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