Earthquake Davao Del Sur: Phivolcs Records 4.1 Magnitude Quake

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Davao Del Sur w/ 4.1 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE DAVAO DEL SUR – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.1 magnitude earthquake in Magsaysay, August 15, 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.

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 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.

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Recently, a quake hit a part of Davao Del Sur, August 15, 2022. At 07:47 p.m., Magsaysay was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1.

Earthquake Davao Occidental

According to Phivolcs, the earthquake that hit a part of Davao Del Sur was located at 06.69° North, 125.15° East – 007 km South 02° West of Magsaysay with a depth of origin of 022 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake and as well as aftershocks. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were recorded in these areas:

  • Intensity II
    • Santa Cruz, Davao Del Sur
    • Hagonoy, Davao Del Sur
    • Matanao, Davao Del Sur
    • Bansalan, Davao Del Sur
    • Digos City, Davao Del Sur
  • Intensity I
    • Magsaysay
    • Kiblawan
    • Malalag
    • Padada
    • Santa Maria
    • Jose Abad Santos

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity II
    • Kidapawan City, Cotabato
    • Tupi, Koronadal City, South Cotabato
  • Intensity I
    • Kiamba and Alabel, Sarangani
    • General Santos City, South Cotabato
    • Columbio, Sultan Kudarat

Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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