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