7.1 magnitude hits south of Davao Occidental, no tsunami threat

No tsunami warning was raised as Phivolcs reported a magnitude 7.1 undersea earthquake southeast of Jose Abad Santos in Davao Occidental Thursday evening. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) the quake was of tectonic origin and no damage is expected but aftershocks may occur. Likewise, the Pacific Tsunami Center confirmed that no tsunami is expected.

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