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Mild quake hits Davao Occidental

Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental quake

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook  Davao Occidental on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The earthquake struck at 9:37 a.m. 126 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Jose Abad Santos.

Phivolcs said the tremor was of tectonic origin and had a 33-kilometer depth of focus.

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No aftershocks and damage are expected, Phivolcs added. /gsg

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