Strong quake jolts Davao del Sur

Strong quake jolts Davao del Sur

MANILA — A magnitude 6.9 quake jolted Davao del Sur on Sunday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

The tectonic quake struck 9 kilometers northwest of Matanao at 2:11 p.m.

It had a depth of 3 kilometers.

Intensity 7 was felt in Matanao and Magsaysay, Davao del Sur, and Intensity 6 in Kidapawan City; General Santos City; Bansalan, Davao del Sur; Alabel and Malapatan, Sarangani; and Koronadal City.

Other recorded intensities:

Intensity 5 — Tulunan and Matalam, Cotabato; Cotabato City; Davao City; Glan, Sarangani
Intensity 3 — Kalilangan, Talakag and Dangcagan, Bukidnon
Intensity 2 — Impasugong, Bukidnon; Cagayan de Oro City; Dipolog City
Intensity 1– Zamboanga del Sur

Phivolcs said aftershocks and damages are expected.  Ma. Cristina Arayata / PNA –