5.2-magnitude quake jolts Sarangani

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 09 2017 10:59 PM

Image from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted Sarangani province and nearby areas at around 8:58 p.m. on Friday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The quake's epicenter was located 38 kilometers north of Sarangani province.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, hit at a depth of 22 kilometers.

Intensity III was felt in Sarangani and Davao Occidental; while Intensity II was felt in General Santos City and Glan.

The tremor is expected to trigger aftershocks but was not likely to cause damage, Phivolcs said.