Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocks Davao Occidental town
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolted Balut Island in Davao Occidental on Friday morning, state seismologists said.
The epicenter of the tectonic tremor was traced some 69 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Sarangani at around 9:43 am, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
Phivolcs said the tremor is unlikely to cause damage and aftershocks.
State seismologists did not receive reports of felt intensities; no instrumental intensities were recorded.