Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits waters off Davao Occidental
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the waters off Davao Occidental on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
In its bulletin, Phivolcs reported the temblor hit 161 kilometers (km) southwest of Sarangani, Davao Occidental at 5:30 p.m.
The quake of tectonic origin had a depth of 314 km.
It was felt at Intensity III in General Santos City and Intensity II in Monkayo, Davao de Oro.
Phivolcs also recorded Instrumental Intensity I in Alabel, Sarangani.
No damage is expected, but Phivolcs warned of possible aftershocks.
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