4.1-magnitude quake hits Davao Oriental province

BUTUAN CITY – A 4.1-magnitude earthquake hit Davao Oriental province in Southern Mindanao region Friday morning, May 27, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was recorded at 4:49 a.m.

The epicenter was plotted 196 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso town, in Davao Oriental province.

The tremor had a depth of 33 kms, Phivolcs said.

The earthquake was tectonic in origin and the state agency is expecting no aftershocks.

The Southern Mindanao Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Davao Oriental Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) reported no damage or casualty.