Magnitude 4.2 quake jolts Davao Oriental


Posted at Nov 19 2019 04:56 PM

Courtesy of Phivolcs website.

MANILA - A 4.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Davao Oriental Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tectonic tremor struck at 3:00 p.m. at about 9 kilometers northwest of Lupon town with a depth of 32 kilometers.

It was felt at intensity 3 in Davao City.

Instrumental intensities were also recorded:

  • Intensity II- Davao City
  • Intensity I- Kidapawan City

Phivolcs said no damage nor aftershocks are expected.

On Monday night, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit Kadingilan town in Bukidnon. It was felt at different intensities in different parts of Mindanao.

In October, a string of powerful temblors struck parts of Mindanao, leaving several dead, dozens hurt, and houses and buildings destroyed or damaged.