A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Oriental on Tuesday, Nov. 30, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
The quake, which occurred at 8:56 a.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 6 kilometers northeast of Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental.
The quake had a depth of 33 km, with the following registered intensities: Intensity IV – Governor Generoso, Banaybanay, and Tarragona; Davao Oriental; Mati City; Maco, and Pantukan, Davao de Oro; Intensity III – Santa Maria, Davao Occidental; Lupon, and San Isidro, Davao Oriental; Tagum City, Davao del Norte; Rosario, Agusan del Sur; Koronadal City; Davao City; Intensity II – Kidapawan City; Makilala, and Magpet, Cotabato; Tupi, South Cotabato; Compostela, and Nabunturan, Davao de Oro; Intensity I – General Santos City; Tantangan, South Cotabato
Phivolcs said the quake was also felt under the following instrumental intensities; Intensity II – General Santos City; Kidapawan City; Davao City
Aftershocks and damage to structures are likely to occur, it added.