Minor earthquakes are routine on these islands along the edge
of the Philippine sea plate. Since we arrived in Davao, we have
experienced 4 or 5 small earthquakes. The latest one was this
afternoon. It's never been frightening for us, only exciting!
(Please don't worry about us!) We feel the ground vibrating,
see the clothes in the closet swinging, and within 20 or 30
seconds all is still. Here are the statistics for today's quake:
It does always serve as a solemn reminder of the power of our God.
The mountains quake before him and the hills melt away.
The earth trembles at his presence, the world and all who live in it.