February 4, 2023

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4.5 magnitude tremor Rocks Balut Island

EARTHQUAKE DAVAO OCCIDENTAL – Phivolcs issued a bulletin stating that Balut Island was hit by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake today, December 1, 2022.

Several powerful earthquakes shook various areas of the country today, December 1, 2022. Phivolcs is continually releasing updates on the quakes. A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recently recorded in Davao Occidental.

Earthquake today: 4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Davao Occidental

Phivolcs is publishing a bulletin about the earthquake in Davao Occidental today, December 1, 2022

EARTHQUAKE TODAY DECEMBER 1, 2022 – The Phivolcs recorded a magnitude 4.5 earthquake in Davao Occidental today.

Most of the time, tremors hit without any warning. Recently, several locations inside and outside the Philippines have been hit by earthquakes of varying magnitude.

One of the strong tremors recorded by Phivolcs was the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. Aftershocks were expected from said tremor and a tsunami advisory was issued.

Previously, Phivolcs also registered an earthquake in part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking was felt, leaving people in fear of the so-called “Big One”. But the agency advised people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

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Recently, an earthquake struck part of Davao Occidental on December 1, 2022. Balut Island was hit by a 4.5 magnitude earthquake.


According to Phivolcs, today, December 1, 2022, the earthquake struck a portion of 03.54°N, 126.90°E – 264 km south 38°E of Balut Island with an origin depth of 032 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that neither the quake nor aftershocks were expected to cause any damage. According to the agency, no intensity was recorded in the epicenter of the quake, as well as in the surrounding areas. No instrument intensity was recorded either.

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