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Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Sarangani

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Sarangani Thursday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.

(PHIVOLCS/ MANILA BULLETIN)

(PHIVOLCS/ MANILA BULLETIN)

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

Instrumental Intensities:

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.

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