4.0 magnitude quake jolts Davao Occidental anew

Published June 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

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By Mike Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY – A 4.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Davao Occidental province on Friday, June 12, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was recorded at 4:23 a.m.

The epicenter was plotted 149 kilometers (km) southeast of Sarangani, Davao Davao Occidental province.
The tremor had a depth of 109 km, Phivolcs said.

Earlier, a 4.0 magnitude tremor was also registered at 12.21 a.m. on the same day and its epicenter was traced 399 km southeast of the same town and province, with a depth of 292 km, Phivolcs said in its bulletin.

The two earthquakes were tectonic in origin and no aftershock or tsunami alert was raised by the agency.

The regional office of the Southern Mindanao Office of Civil Defense and provincial disaster risk reduction and management council reported no damage or injury.