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5.6-magnitude quake shakes Bukidnon

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MANILA, Philippines—A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Bukidnon Tuesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tremor, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 3 kilometers, located 15 kilometers northwest of Maramag at 3:44 a.m.

The earthquake was also felt at:

Intensity V Musuan, Maramag (Bukidnon)

Intensity IV – Valencia City (Bukidnon); Arakan, North Cotabato;

Intensity III – Malaybalay City (Bukidnon); Cagayan De Oro City, Misamis Oriental;

Kidapawan City

Intensity II – Butuan City; Cotabato City

Aftershocks were expected from the quake, Phivolcs said.

Meanwhile, Friday’s 7.6- magnitude quake in the Visayas had 447 aftershocks so far as of 8 a.m. Tuesday.


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Tags: Bukidnon , Earthquake , Maramag , Phivolcs


  • calipso_2100

    “Strong quake hits off Indonesia’s Bali
    Agence France-Presse
    3:43 am | Tuesday, September 4th, 2012″

    A quake hit a part of the Phil 3:44 in the morning and Inquirer reported it 9 hours later.
    —–
    A quake hit a foreign land 2:23 am and the Inquirer reported it an hour later.

    What’s up with that?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FUXGOANEQ3CEIHMM6QEV5BHL7E Gideon

    Low priority report maybe!



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