Magnitude 6.2 quake jolts southern Mindanao

Posted at Feb 16 2013 11:03 PM | Updated as of Feb 17 2013 08:17 AM

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MANILA - A strong earthquake hit southern Mindanao on Saturday.

PHIVOLCS says the magnitude 6.2 quake struck northeast of Sarangani at past noon.

Intensity 4 was felt in parts of Davao Oriental, General Santos City, Digos City, Sulop and parts of Davao del Sur.

Intensity three was felt in Davao City, while Intensity 2 was recorded in parts of Bukidnon, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Cotabato and Butuan City.

The quake was also felt in Cagayan de Oro City and in Malaybalay town.

PHIVOLCS warns of aftershocks, but does not expect any damage from the quake. – ANC Prime News, Feb. 16, 2013