BUTUAN CITY – A 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit Sarangani in Southern Mindanao region early Friday morning, Feb. 26, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was recorded at 1:45 a.m.
The epicenter was plotted 27 kilometers (kms) southeast of Gla) and had a depth of 18 kms,
Based on its instrumental Intensity, Phivolcs said Intensity I was also registered in General Santos City; Alabel and Kiamba, Sarangani
The earthquake was tectonic in origin and no aftershock or tsunami alert was raised by the state agency.
The regional office of the Southern Mindanao Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Davao Occidental provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) there reported no damage or injury.