MANILA—A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The tremor happened at 3 p.m., 136 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town.
It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 24 kilometers, according to Phivolcs.
The tremor was not expected to cause damage but will generate aftershocks.
Instrumental Intensity I was reported in Alabel and Sarangani towns and General Santos City.