May 22, 2024

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Magnitude 5.9 quake jolts Davao de Oro anew

A MAGNITUDE 5.9 earthquake yesterday shook Davao de Oro, the second in the area this week, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

Phivolcs earlier logged the quake as magnitude 6.2 but later downgraded it and updated the details.

The tectonic quake struck 8 kms. southeast of the municipality of New Bataan at 2:02 p.m. It was 10 km. deep.

The quake was felt at Intensity 5 in Maco, Maragusan, Nabunturan, New Bataan, and Pantukan, Davao de Oro; and Intensity 4 in Monkayo, Davao de Oro; City of Tagum, Davao del Norte; City of Bislig, Surigao del Sur.

Intensity III was reported in Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur; City of Davao; City of Mati, Davao Oriental; while Intensity 2 was felt in Cagayan de Oro City; Antipas, Carmen and City of Kidapawan, Cotabato; and Columbio in Sultan Kudarat. (PNA)