Manila, December 16 A 6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred in Mindanao, southern Philippines, on the 16th.
At present, no casualties and property damage have been reported.
The Philippine Volcanic Seismological Institute said that the earthquake occurred at 7:22 local time, and the epicenter was in the province of Saralangani, Mindanao.
The focal depth was initially determined to be 54 kilometers. It is expected that aftershocks may occur.
The Philippines is located in the Pacific Rim volcanic seismic belt, with frequent earthquakes.
According to the Philippine Volcanic Seismological Research Institute, there are 100 to 150 sensory earthquakes in the country every year.