A magnitude 5.5 earthquake felt in Davao del Sur

davao earthquake october 19

DAVAO DEL SUR, PHILIPPINES — At 4 pm today, October 19, 2022, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred at Matano, Davao Del Sur.

The quake was also felt in nearby towns and provinces.

In a post shared by a netizen, students of Holy Cross of Davao College evacuated from classes due to the earthquake.

In another post, students and faculty members if Ateneo de Davao University also evacuated. An earthquake alert can be heard in the background.



The reported intensities are as follows:

  • Intensity IV – Davao City; General Santos City
  • Intensity V – Kidapawan City; Koronadal City, Norala, South Cotabato
  • Intensity IV – Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental; Alabel, Sarangani; Tampakan, Tantangan, Tupi, General Santos City, South Cotabato; Columbio, Sultan Kudarat
  • Intensity III – Libona, Bukidnon; Obando, Bulacan; Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental; Maasim, Kiamba, Malapatan, Sarangani; Santo Nino, Polomolok, Suralla, T’Boli, South Cotabato
  • Intensity II – Alamada, Cotabato; Nabunturan, Davao de Oro; Maitum, Sarangani; Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
  • Intensity I – Malaybalay, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more updates. – WhatALife!

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Jeraiza is a writer of Syntactics Inc. in Cagayan de Oro City. She writes for all sorts of topic to provide the right information and to keep the readers updated with the trends. A fan of all things classic, a typical bookworm with books gathering dust, and a fiction writer on weekends.

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