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5.4-quake strikes Davao

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tectonic tremor struck at 5:54 p.m. about 28 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos town with a depth of 186 km, PHIVOLCS added in a statement.

Instrumental Intensity IV was felt at General Santos City, while Intensity III was felt at Kiamba, Alabel and Malungon in Sarangani and in Tupi, South Cotabato.

Intensity I was also felt at Kidapawan City and Koronadal City.

There is no expected damage to structures but aftershocks may occur, PHIVOLCS said. 

Topics: Earthquake , Davao Occidental , General Santos City , Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
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