Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts Davao Oriental; aftershocks expected


Posted at Jun 04 2020 05:35 PM | Updated as of Jun 04 2020 11:45 PM

From the Phivolcs website

MANILA (UPDATE) — A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the waters off Davao Oriental on Thursday afternoon, Phivolcs said.

It was previously recorded at magnitude 6.6 but was later downgraded by Phivolcs.

The tremor struck at 4:50 p.m. approximately 172 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso town, with a depth of 134 kms.

The temblor was tectonic in origin.

Intensity 3 was felt in Kiamba and Glan, Sarangani, while Intensity 2 was felt in General Santos City.

Intensity 1 was also felt in Zamboanga City.

The following instrumental intensities were also recorded:

  • Intensity 3 - Kiamba & Malungon, Sarangani
  • Intensity 2 - Alabel, Sarangani; Tupi, South Cotabato; General Santos City; Koronadal City
  • Intensity 1: Zamboanga City

The Phivolcs said aftershocks may occur. No damage has so far been reported.