4.0-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental

Published August 26, 2020, 8:09 AM

by Mike Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY – A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Occidental province in Southern Mindanao region Tuesday night, August 25, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was recorded at 7:42 p.m.

The epicenter was plotted 205 kilometers (kms) southeast of Sarangani, Davao Occidental province. 

The tremor had a depth of 65 kms, Phivolcs said.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin and no aftershock was raised by the state agency.

The regional office of the Southern Mindanao Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Davao Occidental provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) there reported no damage or injury.

 
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