Earthquake Today: 4.6 Magnitude Quake Hits Davao Oriental

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Today October 15, 2022 in Davao Oriental

EARTHQUAKE TODAY OCTOBER 15, 2022 – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in Davao Oriental.

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 Oriental, October 15, 2022. At 01:53 a.m., Governor Generoso was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake today October 15, 2022 that hit a part of 06.24°North, 126.43°East – 061 km South 40° East of Governor Generoso with a depth of origin of 065 kilometers.

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

  • Intensity I
    • Davao City
    • Kiamba and Alabel, Sarangani
    • General Santos City and Tampakan, South Cotabato
  • Intensity II
    • Malungon, Sarangani
    • Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental
    • Tupi, 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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