M4.0 quake jolts Davao del Sur


Posted at May 27 2020 05:52 AM

Photo courtesy of Phivolcs

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake jolted Davao del Sur early Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor happened at 2:10 a.m., with its epicenter recorded 16 kilometers southwest of Kiblawan town.

It was tectonic in origin and struck at a depth of 15 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

Instrumental Intensity II was felt at Malungon, Sarangani.

The tremor is not expected to cause aftershocks. No damage has been reported so far.