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5.5-magnitude quake jolts Davao City


By Antonio Colina IV

DAVAO CITY – A 5.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Davao City and five areas in Soccsksargen at 7:07 a.m. on Saturday, according to an earthquake bulletin of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs).

The agency reported that the epicenter was recorded at 24 kilometers northwest of Davao Occidental and had a depth of 97 kilometers.

Intensity 5 was felt in Cities of Koronadal and General Santos in South Cotabato, Alabel Municipality in Sarangani, and General Santos City; Intensity 4 in Kiamba, Sarangani; and Intensity 3 in T’Boli in South Cotabato and Davao City.

No damage was reported.

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