Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Sarangani


The province of Sarangani was struck with a 6.0 magnitude earthquake late Thursday, said PHIVOLCS.

The tectonic tremor occurred at 11:38 p.m. some 22 kilometers east of San Felipe town. It struck at a depth of 41 kilometers.

Here are the reported intensities:

  • General Santos City — Intensity V –
  • Koronadal City— Intensity IV

Instrumental Intensities:

  • General Santos City— Intensity VI
  • Tupi, South Cotabato; Malungon, Alabel and Kiamba, Sarangani— Intensity V
  • Koronadal City— Intensity IV
  • Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental— Intensity I

Phivolcs said the quake is expected to cause damage and spawn aftershocks.

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