Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Sarangani

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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.


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:


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, Sar…

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