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5.4-magnitude quake jolts Davao Occidental, aftershocks possible

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By MB Online

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Davao Occidental Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

(Phivolcs)

(Phivolcs)

The earthquake, which occurred at 5:54 p.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 28 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental.

The tremor had a depth of 186 km.

Phivolcs said the quake was also felt under the following instrumental Intensities: Intensity IV: General Santos City; Intensity III: Kiamba, Alabel, and Malungon, Sarangani; Tupi, South Cotabato; Intensity I – Kidapawan City and Koronadal City.

No damages were reported but aftershocks are possible.

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