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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes off Sultan Kudarat

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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes off Sultan Kudarat


Phivolcs says aftershocks are expected but no damage is anticipated following the tremor that struck at a depth of over 700 kilometers

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Sultan Kudarat on Thursday, July 11, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in a bulletin.

Phivolcs said the earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, struck at a depth of 722 kilometers.

No damage was expected but aftershocks were anticipated, Phivolcs said.

Reported intensities

Intensity IV – Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental

Intensity III – City of Mati, Davao Oriental; Glan, Sarangani

Intensity II – Maragusan, Davao de Oro; City of Tagum, Davao del Norte; Libungan, and Tulunan, Cotabato; Kiamba, Maitum, and Malapatan, Sarangani; City of Koronadal, South Cotabato; City of General Santos

Intensity I – City of Davao; Tantangan, South Cotabato; Lebak, Sultan Kudarat

Instrumental intensities

Intensity III – Don Marcelino, and Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental; Glan, and Malungon, Sarangani

Intensity II – City of Tagum, Davao del Norte; City of Digos, Davao DEL SUR; Matalam, Cotabato; City of Cotabato

Intensity I – Nabunturan, Davao de Oro; City of Davao; City of Kidapawan, Cotabato; Maitum, Sarangani; T’Boli, and Tampakan, South Cotabato; Bagumbayan, Esperanza, Isulan, Kalamansig, Lambayong, and Lebak, Sultan Kudarat; City of Bislig, Surigao del Sur

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