A magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolted Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on the morning of Wednesday, September 11, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) confirmed.
In a bulletin issued by PHIVOLCS, the quake which was tectonic in origin struck around 2:46 AM at 18 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos. It had a 30-kilometer depth of focus.
The tremor was also felt at various intensities in the following areas:
III – Alabel, Sarangani
II – General Santos City
I – Tupi, South Cotabato; Kiamba, Sarangani
Phivolcs noted that there are no aftershocks and significant damage expected.