Phivolcs: Magnitude-3.6 quake hits Davao Oriental

Subscribe Now January 11, 2011 at 09:01am

A magnitude-3.6 quake rocked the Davao Oriental area in Mindanao before dawn Monday but there was no initial report of damage or casualties.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake was recorded at 2:55 a.m. and was tectonic in origin. In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the epicenter of the quake was traced to 116 km northeast of Mati, Davao Oriental.

However, it did not immediately specify the areas where the quake was felt.

No aftershock was expected from the quake, Phivolcs said.


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