Earthquake Today: 4.2 Magnitude Quake Hits Sarangani

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Today October 19, 2022 in Sarangani

EARTHQUAKE TODAY OCTOBER 19, 2022 – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.2 magnitude earthquake in Sarangani, Davao Occidental.

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 Occidental, October 19, 2022. At 01:14 a.m., Balut Island was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake today October 19, 2022 that hit a part of 03.90°North, 127.63°East – 296 km South 56° East of Balut Island with a depth of origin of 206 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. There are no records of intensity felt at the epicenter of the quake and as well as the nearby areas. There are also no instrumental intensities recorded.

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

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