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4 tectonic quakes shakes Agusan, Davao provinces

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By Mike Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY – Four mild tectonic earthquakes shook Davao and Surigao provinces, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

(PHIVOLCS / MANILA BULLETIN)

(PHIVOLCS / MANILA BULLETIN)

However, these four tremors did not inflict any damage or injury, the state agency said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 4:53 a.m. today (June 13).

The epicenter was plotted 59 kilometers (km) southeast of Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental province.

The tremor had a depth of 70 km, it said.

Earlier, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake was also registered at 3:28 a.m. today (June 13), Phivolcs said, in its bulletin.

The epicenter was traced 12 km northeast of Bunawan town, Agusan del Sur province.

The tremor had a shallow depth of only 7 km, it also said.

A magnitude 2.2 earthquake was also recorded at 1:52 a.m. today (June 13). The epicenter was located 30 km southwest also of Governor Generoso town Davao Oriental province, with a depth of 140 km, Phivolcs added.

Another 2.1 magnitude tectonic earthquake also registered at 7:11 a.m. today (June 13) and its epicenter was pinpointed only 5 km northeast from the town proper of Santo Tomas, Davao del Norte province, with a depth of 33 km, said Phivolcs, in its latest bulletin.

No expected damage or injury and aftershock was raised by the state agency.

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