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5.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off Davao Oriental early Saturday, December 10

(Eagle News)–A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Oriental early Saturday, December 10.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 4:01 a.m.

The epicenter was 51 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso.

The depth of focus was 61 kilometers.

The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported:

Intensities

Intensity IV – Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental; Bansalan, Davao del Sur; Malapatan
and Malungon, Sarangani
Intensity III – City of Davao; City of Mati, Davao Oriental; Alabel, Glan, and Kiamba, Sarangani; City of Koronadal, Polomolok, Tampakan, and Tupi, South
Cotabato; City of General Santos
Intensity II – City of Kidapawan, Arakan, M’lang, Makilala, and Pikit, Cotabato;
Maasim, Sarangani; Surallah, South Cotabato; Columbio, Sultan Kudarat

Instrumental intensities

Intensity IV – Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental; City of Kidapawan, Cotabato;
Malapatan, Sarangani
Intensity III – Nabunturan, Davao de Oro; City of Davao; Glan, Kiamba, and Maasim,
Sarangani; City of Koronadal, Polomolok, Tampakan, and Tupi, South Cotabato;
City of General Santos
Intensity II – Maitum, Sarangani; T’Boli, South Cotabato; Columbio, Sultan Kudarat
Intensity I – Kalilangan, Bukidnon; Norala, Santo Niño, Surallah, and Tantangan, South Cotabato

No damage to property was reported but aftershocks were.