Magnitude 4.7 quake strikes off Davao del Sur


Posted at Jul 13 2012 08:36 AM | Updated as of Jul 14 2012 12:41 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off Davao del Sur before dawn Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Phivolcs said the earthquake was recorded at 3:21 a.m. Its epicenter was located 84 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos town.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 10 kilometers.

No intensity was felt in any part of the region. Likewise, no damage was reported.

Phivolcs said aftershocks are not expected from the earthquake.