4.0-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental province

Published May 21, 2022, 10:00 AM

by Mike Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY – A 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit Davao Oriental province in Southern Mindanao region before mid-night Friday, May 20, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was recorded at 11:33 p.m.

The epicenter was plotted 100 kilometers southeast of Tarragona town, Davao Oriental province.

The tremor had a depth of 159 kms, Phivolcs said.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin and the state agency is expecting no aftershocks.

The Southern Mindanao Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Davao Oriental Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) reported no damage or casualty.

 
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