Magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Davao City, other areas




Davao City, at 4:25 AM Saturday a Magnitude of 7.1 Earthquake hits Davao and other regions.

An earthquake has occurred with magnitude: 7.1 SR, 210 km NorthWest KEP-SANGIHE-SULUT, at: 28-Apr-17 20:23:17 UTC, No TSUNAMI threat (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

The inland tremor struck 6 kilometers west of Davao City at a depth of 1 kilometer at 4:25 AM, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Phivolcs’ initial measurement of the earthquake was magnitude 5.5 before raising it to magnitude 6.0.

It was felt at Intensity IV in Davao City, Cagayan De Oro City, Cotabato City, and Gingoog City

Phivolcs said the quake is expected to cause damage and trigger aftershocks.