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4.7-magnitude quake rattles Cotabato – Phivolcs

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 08:51 PM October 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rocked Cotabato on Friday evening just two days after 6.3-magnitude quake that hit southern Mindanao, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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Based on its initial earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said this was an aftershock of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Cotabato on Wednesday.

The 4.7-magnitude quake hit 18 kilometers (km) southeast of Tulunan, Cotabato at 6:56 p.m.

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The earthquake, which was tectonic by origin, has a depth of 16 km.

It was felt at Intensity IV in Tulunan and Intensity III in Kidapawan City and Matalam, Cotabato.

Instrumental Intensities were also felt in some areas:

Intensity IV – Kidapawan City

Intensity III – Koronadal City, South Cotabato; Malungon, Sarangani

Intensity II – Tupi, South Cotabato

Intensity I -Alabel, Sarangani

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Phivolcs said there were no expected damage and aftershocks from the earthquake.

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