Sarangani observes a strong tremor; Phivolcs records 4.2 magnitude

A moderately strong 4.2 earthquake was felt in Sarangani, Davao Occidental tonight at 8:02 p.m., the Phivolcs earthquake bulletin shows.

The tremor occurred 181 kilometers deep from northeast to 15 kilometers southwest of Balut Island, a municipality of Sarangani, Davao Occidental. Phivolcs issued no expected aftershocks and damage.

Previously, in the early morning of Jan. 9, 2024, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the same municipality. On Jan. 16, 2024, again in the same municipality, a moderately strong 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded.

Moderately strong earthquake hits Sarangani, Davao Occidental
An earthquake bulletin was issued by Phivolcs at 6:43 a.m. about the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that Davao Occidental at 4:48 in the morning on Jan. 9, 2024.

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