Earthquake Today: 6.0 Magnitude Quake Hits New Bataan in Davao De Oro

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about the Earthquake Today in New Bataan, February 1, 2023.

EARTHQUAKE TODAY – The Phivolcs recorded a 6.0 magnitude quake in New Bataan in Davao De Oro, Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

Following the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that jolted a part of Davao Occidental a few days ago, another strong quake was recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The quake hit New Bataan in Davao De Oro. According to the agency, it had a magnitude of 6.0.

Earthquake Today

The earthquake that struck New Bataan today, February 1, 2023, at 6:44 PM was tectonic in origin.

According to Phivolcs, the earthquake was located at 07.64°N, 126.19°E – 012 km N 29° E of New Bataan (Davao De Oro) with a depth of focus of 027 kilometers.

The reported intensities are:

Intensity V – New Bataan, Davao de Oro
Intensity IV – City of Davao; City of Bislig, Surigao del Sur
Intensity III – Damulog, Kadingilan, Kalilangan, Libona, Pangantucan, and Talakag, Bukidnon; City of Cagayan De Oro; Cagwait, and Hinatuan,
Surigao del Sur
Intensity II – President Roxas, Capiz; San Francisco, Southern Leyte; City of El Salvador, and Villanueva, Misamis Oriental; Aleosan, Antipas, Arakan, Carmen,
Kabacan, City of Kidapawan, Libungan, M’lang, Magpet, Makilala, Matalam, Pikit, and Tulunan, Cotabato; City of Koronadal, South Cotabato; Kalamansig,
Sultan Kudarat; City of Cotabato
Intensity I – Esperanza, and City of Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat

Aftershocks are expected.

See the post below:

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

Here are some videos that showed the moments of the shaking:


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