5.3-magnitude quake hits General Santos-A A +A
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
A 5.3-MAGNITUDE earthquake rocked General Santos City at 7:46 a.m. Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Intensity 2 was felt in General Santos City, Kidapawan City, Koronadal, South Cotabato and Davao City.
The quake's epicenter was located at 84 kilometers (km) southeast of General Santos City. It was tectonic in origin and has a depth of 143 km.
Phivolcs said there were no reported damages but aftershocks are expected. (Sunnex)