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6.2 magnitude quake hits Davao del Sur–Phivolcs




01:37 PM February 16th, 2013

By: Frances Mangosing, February 16th, 2013 01:37 PM

MANILA, Philippines — A 6.2 magnitude quake hit Davao del Sur Saturday noon with aftershocks expected.

The tremor was recorded at 12:37 p.m., 30 kilometers northeast of Sarangani, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Intensity IV was felt in Mati and Taragona, Davao Oriental; Intensity III in Davao City; Intensity II in General Santos City, Butuan City and  Malaybalay, Bukidnon.

The tectonic quake had a depth of 100 kilometers, Phivolcs said.

There were no immediate damages recorded.

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