Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes off Davao Occidental


Posted at Sep 09 2020 12:40 PM

MANILA—A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Wednesday morning, Phivolcs said.

The tremor happened 208 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town at 11:41 a.m., state seismologists said.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 65 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

The tremor was not expected to cause damage but may spawn aftershocks, Philvolcs added.