Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks Davao Occidental

GMA News – Published June 10, 2021 12:26pm

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted the municipality of Jose Abad Santos in Davao Occidental on Thursday morning, PHIVOLCS reported.

The tremor occurred at 10:42 a.m. with its epicenter located at 05.77°N, 126.24°E – 068 km S 76° E of the said municipality.

The quake had a depth of 061 kilometers and was tectonic in origin.

PHIVOLCS said Intensity III was felt over Malungon, Sarangani, while Intensity II was recorded in General Santos City; Malita, Davao Occidental; Alabel and Kiamba, Sarangani.

Intensity I was recorded in Tupi, South Cotabato.

Instrumental Intensities were reported in the following areas:

  • Intensity II – General Santos City; Kiamba, Sarangani
  • Intensity I – Koronadal City, South Cotabato

No damages were so far reported, but aftershocks were to be expected. — Jamil Santos/RSJ, GMA News


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