4.7-magnitude quake hits Davao Oriental

Published February 25, 2022, 9:48 AM

by Mike Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY – A 4.7-magnitude earthquake hit Davao Oriental province in Southern Mindanao region Friday morning, Feb. 25, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was recorded at 6:19 a.m.

The epicenter was plotted 101 kilometers (kms) southeast of Governor Generoso town, Davao Oriental province.

The tremor had a depth of only 12 kms, Phivolcs said.

In its instrumental Intensities, Phivolcs also said Intensity 1 was recorded in General Santos City, South Cotabato.

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

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

 
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