A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked Southern Mindanao in the early hours of Saturday.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake struck at 2:16 a.m. 11 kilometers southeast of Kiblawan, Davao del Sur. It was of tectonic origin and occurred at a 19-kilometer depth of focus.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

Phivolcs said that the quake was also felt in the following areas:

Reported Intensity V – Bansalan and Magsaysay, Davao del Sur

Instrumental Intensity IV – Kidapawan City; Tupi, South Cotabato; Malungon, Sarangani
Instrumental Intensity II – Alabel, Sarangani; General Santos City;
Instrumental Intensity I – Kiamba, Sarangani

Phivolcs  warned that aftershocks are likely to occur.  (Rommel F. Lopez)