Earthquake: 4.6 Magnitude Quake Rocks Sulu

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about the Earthquake in Sulu, June 3, 2023

EARTHQUAKE – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.6 magnitude quake in Hadji Panglima Tahil, Sulu today, Saturday, June 3, 2023.

Following the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that jolted a part of Davao Occidental a few weeks ago, another strong quake was recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The quake hit a part of Sulu. According to the agency, it had a magnitude of 4.6.

The earthquake that struck Sulu today, Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 01:40 a.m. was tectonic in origin. It specifically hit Hadji Panglima Tahil.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake that hit a part of Sulu was located at 06.10°North, 120.91°East – 006 km North 89° West of Hadji Panglima Tahil. It had a depth of focus of 019 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. According to the quake-recording bureau, Intensity III was felt in Zamboanga City and Intensity IV in Jolo, Sulu while the following instrumental intensity were recorded in Zamboanga City.

More updates may be posted soon.

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