Magnitude 5.2 quake hits Davao Occidental
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted the province of Davao Occidental on Sunday evening, January 12, the US Geological Survey said.
USGS posted that the earthquake struck 18 kilometers south southeast of the village of Caburan in Jose Abad Santos town at around 9:07 pm.
The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 138.3 kilometers.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology had a different reading. It said the quake had a magnitude of 4.1 and was recorded 4 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos.
Intensity 4 was felt in Mati City, Davao Oriental, while Intensity 3 was felt in General Santos City and Tampakan in South Cotabato; Davao City and Tagum City in Davao del Norte; and in Malita, Davao del Sur.
Intensity 2 was also felt in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato.
No casualties or damage were reported as of posting. – Rappler.com