• Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts Davao Occidental


    A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit Davao Occidental province on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs). In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor occurred at 1:20 p.m. with its epicenter traced 25 kilometers northeast of Sarangani, Davao Occidental. Phivolcs added that tremor was felt at Intensity 4 in General Santos City. The agency noted that the quake, which had a tectonic origin, had a depth of 50 kilometers. No one was reported dead or injured in the tremor.



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