Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Davao Oriental
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck the waters off Davao Oriental on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The earthquake struck at 10:11 a.m. at 136 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso.
The tremor was of tectonic origin and had a 10-kilometer depth of focus.
Phivolcs said that the earthquake was also recorded at Instrumental Intensity I in Malungon, Sarangani
While no damage may be expected from the earthquake, Phivolcs cautioned residents that aftershocks are likely.
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