earthquakes in the Philippines

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental

PHIVOLCS

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says no damage is expected but there will be aftershocks following the tremor

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Davao Occidental on Saturday morning, July 10, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in a bulletin.

Phivolcs reported that the earthquake happened at 8:43 am, at a depth of 41 kilometers, and was tectonic in origin.

Phivolcs said no damage is expected following the tremor but there would be aftershocks. A magnitude 5.4 earthquake was recorded in the same area at aroung 9 am. – Rappler.com