5.1 magnitude quake strikes off Davao Oriental


Posted at Jan 27 2013 03:19 PM | Updated as of Jan 27 2013 11:19 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Oriental on Sunday morning.

At 1:31 a.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded the epicenter of the quake at 201 kilometers southeast off the coast of Mati.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin. No damages were reported.