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Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Jolts Malita (Davao Occidental) on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and NDRRMC announce a 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Malita (Davao Occidental) on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 around 06:37:29 AM.

The location is 06.33°N, 125.47°E – 018 km S 60° W of Malita (Davao Occidental) and the Depth of Focus (KM) is 024 with the Origin “Tectonic.”

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity II – Alabel, Sarangani and General Santos City
  • Intensity I – Tupi, South Cotabato

PHIVOLCS is the service institute of the DOST for monitoring and mitigation of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunami.

Source: Phivolcs

According to Phivolcs, “We cannot predict when or where an earthquake will happen. There is no reliable technology in the world that can confidently predict the date, time and location of large earthquakes. Please avoid sharing any messages that could cause panic and fear.”

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