Earthquake Slams GenSan City in Mindanao

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolted parts of Gen. Santos City on Monday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the quake’s epicenter was traced 90 km S 63° E of Gen. Santos City.

The tremor, which was tectonic in origin, was recorded at 4:01 a.m. It has a depth of 133 kms.

The agency said that Intensity 2 was felt in Gen. Santos City.

Phivolcs also said that there was no initial report of damage or casualty from this tremor as well as aftershocks.

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