Southern Mindanao was rocked by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake Friday night.

The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the quake was located at 25 km north of Digos City, Davao del Sur.  It struck at a depth of 28 kilometers at 7:18PM. The quake was tectonic in origin.

Intensity II was felt at Don Carlos, Bukidnon

Instrumental Intensities were recorded in the following areas

Intensity IV – Malungon, Sarangani;Koronadal City and Tupi,South Cotabato

Intensity III – Alabel, Sarangani; General Santos City

Intensity II – Kiamba, Sarangani

The Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected.  (Rommel F. Lopez)