Magnitude 5.1 quake strikes off Sarangani province

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Posted at Feb 12 2022 12:04 AM

Magnitude 5.1 quake strikes off Sarangani province

MANILA — A 5.1-magnitude undersea earthquake struck off Sarangani province on Friday night, according to Phivolcs.

The agency said the tectonic temblor occurred 49 km southwest of Kiamba town at a depth of 24 km.

Intensity 5 was recorded in Kiamba and Maitum, Sarangani while Intensity 3 was experienced in General Santos City; Zamboanga City; Cotabato City; Maasim, Sarangani; and Norala, Tupi and Lake Sebu in South Cotabato.

Instrumental Intensity 3 was also logged in Maasim and Zamboanga City.

Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected but damage to structures is unlikely.

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