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Magnitude 4.7 quake hits Davao City, environs

Local News • 16:42 PM Sat Nov 7, 2015
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By: 
Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY – A magnitude 4.7
earthquake hit Davao City and its environs early Saturday with the intensity
felt as far as Gen. Santos and Cotabato City, the state volcanology office
today said.

The tremor which was tectonic in origin occurred at
1:33 a.m. and was traced 16 kilometers north of Davao City. It has a depth of 14 kilometers, according to
a news bulletin by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
(Phivolcs).
Nobody was hurt and no reported damages.
Phivolcs
said Intensity IV was felt in Davao City Kidapawan City, Intensity III in
Makilala, North Cotabato, Intensity II in Kabacan and Arakan, both in North
Cotabato and Cotabato City and Intensity I in Gen. Santos City.
No
aftershock is expected, Phivolcs said.

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