Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Sarangani

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Source: Phivolcs / DOST

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Sarangani Thursday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck at 11:38 p.m. at 22 kilometers southeast of Maasim town.

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The tremor was of tectonic origin and had a 41-kilometer depth of focus.

Phivolcs said that the temblor was felt in other areas at various intensities:

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Reported Intensities:

Intensity V – General Santos City

Intensity IV – Koronadal City

Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity VI – General Santos City

Intensity V – Tupi, South Cotabato; Malungon, Alabel & Kiamba, Sarangani

Intensity IV – Koronadal City

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Intensity I – Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental

Residents in the area were advised to brace for further aftershock and damage, Phivolcs added.

Edited by JPV

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