By MB Online
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Sarangani Thursday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.
The quake, which occurred at 11:38 p.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 17 kilometers southeast of Maasim (Sarangani).
It had a depth of 49 km, with the following registered intensities:
Intensity V -Maasim, Glan and Malapatan, Sarangani: South Cotabato; General Santos City; Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat
Intensity IV: Jose Abad Santos, Malita, and Sarangani, Davao Occidental; Koronadal City
Intensity III: Davao City; Maco, and Mawab, Davao de Oro
Intensity VI: General Santos City
Intensity V: Alabel, and Malungon, Sarangani
Intensity IV: Koronadal City
Intensity I: Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental
Aftershocks and damages are expected from the tremor.