Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Davao Occidental

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that shook parts of Mindanao including Davao City on Thursday night, February 6, 2020.
Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Davao Occidental

The exact time of occurrence of the quake was recorded at 9:40:12 PM with epicenter at 85km southeast of Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental.

The earthquake has a tectonic origin with 47 km depth of focus.

Quake was felt at Intensity III in Davao City, General Santos City and Alabel town in Sarangani.

Meanwhile, Intensity II was reported in Magsaysay, Davao Del Sur.

Instrumental intensities were recorded in Malungon, Sarangani (Intensity IV); Alabel (Intensity III); General Santos City, Koronadal City, and Tupi, South Cotabato (Intensity II); and Kidapawan City (Intensity I).

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Davao Occidental
Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Davao Occidental

Phivolcs is not expecting damage from the quake but warned of possible aftershocks.

— The Summit Express


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