Magnitude 4.4 quake jolts Davao Occidental; aftershocks not expected


Posted at Apr 30 2020 03:30 AM

MANILA—A magnitude-4.2 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental early Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor happened at 1:46 a.m., 251 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 53 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. No intensities were recorded.

The tremor is not expected to cause aftershocks. No damage has been reported so far.