4.8-magnitude quake strikes off Sarangani, Davao Occidental
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck off Sarangani, Davao Occidental on Sunday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
In its initial earthquake bulletin, state seismologists said the tremor hit 229 kilometers (kms) southeast of Sarangani at 8:37 a.m.
The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 59 kms.
No aftershocks or damage are expected from the earthquake, said Phivolcs.