Strong earthquake rattles southern Philippines

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MANILA, Nov. 6, 2018 (BSSXinhua) – A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattled the
southern Philippine Davao Occidental province on Tuesday, the Philippine
Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The institute said the earthquake, which struck at 10:09 a.m. local time,
hit at a depth of 68 kilometers, about 181 kilometers southwest of Sarangani
town in Davao Occidental province.

The institute said the tremor, which was tectonic in origin, will not
cause damage.

No aftershocks are also expected, Phivolcs said.

 

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