A MAGNITUDE 6 earthquake jolted parts of Mindanao at 4:03 a.m. Wednesday, with the epicenter recorded 127 kilometers southeast of Gov. Generoso town in Davao Oriental. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) bulletin said the tremor was an aftershock of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit the same spot on Dec. 29, 2018, triggering a tsunami warning that was withdrawn several hours later. The Jan. 16 earthquake was felt at intensify 4 in Davao City and San Josefa, Agusan del Sur; intensity 3 in Alabel, Sarangani; intensity 2 in General Santos City, Kiamba in Sarangani, Kidapawan City, Gingoog City, and Tupi in South Cotabato; and intensity 1 in Cebu City and T’boli in South Cotabato. The Davao Oriental provincial information office said there were no reported damage. Phivolcs said aftershocks were expected. — Carmelito Q. Francisco