Magnitude 6 quake rocks Davao Region

A magnitude 6 earthquake struck the town of Tarragona in Davao Oriental shortly before noontime Thursday, April 5.

Intensity 4 was felt in Mati City and intensity 3 in Davao, General Santos and Cagayan de Oro cities.

Intensity two in Bislig City, Surigao City and Alabel in Sarangani.

Other areas reported to have felt the tremor were Borongan, Eastern Samar; Koronadal City; Kidapawan City; Talibon in Bohol; Palo, Leyte; and Cebu City.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, they expect no damages from the said tremor but cautioned the public for possible aftershocks.


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