6.1-magnitude quake hits Sarangani

Published December 16, 2020, 7:59 AM

by Jaleen Ramos

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Sarangani on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.

PHIVOLCS/ MANILA BULLETIN

The earthquake, which occurred at 7:22 a.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 11 kilometers northeast of Alabel, Sarangani.

The quake had a depth of 54 km, with the following instrumental intensities: Intensity V – General Santos City;Intensity IV – Kiamba, Sarangani;Tupi and Koronadal City, South Cotabato; Intensity III – Alabel, Sarangani; Kidapawan City

No damage and aftershocks are expected from the tremor.

 
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