5.7-magnitude quake jolts Davao Oriental

Published February 8, 2021, 8:57 AM

by Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz

A moderately strong 5.7-magnitude earthquake has rattled Davao Oriental on Monday morning.

PHIVOLCS/ MANILA BULLETIN

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the tremor around 8 a.m. and traced its origin 46 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso in Davao Oriental.

Phivolcs initially measured the earthquake’s magnitude at 5.6.

It was felt as an Intensity II quake in General Santos City; Alabel, and Kiamba, Sarangani province.

Meanwhile, it was registered as an Intensity I earthquake in Koronadal City, South Cotabato. 

Phivolcs said aftershocks are likely to occur.

 
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