Mild quakes shake Davao provinces

Published August 29, 2018, 3:38 PM

by Patrick Garcia

By Mike Crismundo
BUTUAN CITY – Successive earthquakes shook Davao provinces Wednesday morning.

(Pixabay/ MANILA BULLETIN
(Pixabay/ MANILA BULLETIN

However, the regional office of the Southern Mindanao Office of Civil Defense reported no damage or injury.

The strongest that struck Davao region was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake.

In its bulletin, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the 4.3 magnitude earthquake was registered at 11:01 a.m.

The epicenter was plotted 150 kilometers (km) southeast of Governor Generoso town, Davao Oriental province. The earthquake had a depth of 150 km, it said.

The earthquakes that struck Davao provinces were tectonic in origin and the state agency did not raise any tsunami or aftershock alert.

 
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