MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Davao del Sur on Sunday, December 15.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake struck at 2:11 pm some 6 kilometers away from Padada, Davao del Sur, at a depth of 30 kilometers.
The following intensities were recorded:
Phivolcs warned that damage and aftershocks are expected.
Portions of Mindanao were struck by a series of earthquakes just last October. (READ: FAST FACTS: The destructive earthquakes that hit Mindanao)