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Magnitude 4.8 quake strikes off Davao Occidental

MANILA—A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Saturday, Phivolcs said.

The tremor happened at 9:57 p.m., 12 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 170 kilometers, according to the Phivolcs. 

The earthquake was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.