Strong quake strikes Davao Occidental waters

(Eagle News) — A strong earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Sunday, Dec. 5.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the 6.1-magnitude  quake struck at 7:48 a.m.

PHIVOLCS earlier said the earthquake was at a 6.5 magnitude.

According to PHIVOLCS, the epicenter was 291 kilometers southeast of Sarangani.

The depth of focus was 166 kilometers.

No damage to property was expected but aftershocks were.