Magnitude-4.9 quake strikes off Davao Occidental


Posted at Feb 29 2020 08:38 PM

Courtesy of Phivolcs website

MANILA—A 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental Saturday afternoon, according to the Phivolcs. 

The tectonic tremor occurred at 5:28 p.m. approximately 393 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town, with a depth of 162 km.

Damage to structure and aftershocks are not expected, the Phivolcs said. 

At least 15 "moderately strong" to "strong" earthquakes have jolted the region this month, according to the agency's data.