5.1-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental


Posted at Nov 08 2017 04:15 PM

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Occidental Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. 

In an earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said the quake, of tectonic origin, struck at 3:23 p.m., some 36 kilometers northeast of Don Marcelino town.

Intensity II was felt in General Santos City. Instrumental intensity I was also reported in Alabel, Sarangani.

No damage has been reported while aftershocks are expected.