Moderate Quake Hits Zamboanga Del Sur


A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck Zamboanga del Sur Monday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

The earthquake, which occurred at 11:24 p.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 13 kilometers northeast of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur. The quake had a depth of 19 kilometers.

Phivolcs expects no damage or aftershocks. (MB Online)

From Phivolcs Earthquake Information:

Earthquake in Zamboanga Del Sur

Earthquake Information No.1

Date and Time: 10 Aug 2020 – 11:24 PM

Magnitude = 4.0

Depth = 19 kilometers

Location = 08.26N, 123.39E – 013 km N 28° E of Dumingag (Zamboanga Del Sur)


(Source/s: Manila Bulletin Website/ DOST Phivolcs Website)

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