Earthquake Today: 4.5 Magnitude Quake Hits Davao Occidental

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Today December 1, 2022 in Davao Occidental

EARTHQUAKE TODAY DECEMBER 1, 2022 – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.5 magnitude earthquake in Davao Occidental today.

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 was the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

Previously, Phivolcs also 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 advised the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

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Recently, a quake hit a part of Davao Occidental, December 1, 2022. Balut Island was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 at 11:53 a.m.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake today December 1, 2022 that hit a part of 03.54°North, 126.90°East – 264 km South 38° East of Balut Island with a depth of origin of 032 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. According to the agency, no intensity was recorded at the epicenter of the quake as well as the nearby areas. No instrumental intensity was recorded as well.

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

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