Magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolts Davao Occidental

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Posted at May 27 2020 04:31 PM

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolts Davao Occidental 1
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A magnitude-4.8 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor happened at 3:46 p.m., its epicenter recorded 51 kilometers southwest of Sarangani town.

It was tectonic in origin and struck at a depth of 185 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

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