Quake shakes Davao Occidental; no damage reported


Posted at Aug 17 2019 05:28 PM

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MANILA—A magnitude-4.3 earthquake shook parts of Davao Occidental Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor struck at a depth of 70 kilometers (km) at 3:51 a.m. about 278 km southeast of Sarangani town. 

The earthquake was tectonic in origin, the Phivolcs said.

The agency said no damage to structure was reported, adding there were no aftershocks.