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After magnitude 6.6 quake

Magnitude 6.1 aftershock jolts N. Cotabato, nearby provinces

/ 02:07 PM October 29, 2019

Tulunan, Cotabato quake aftershock

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.1 aftershock hit North Cotabato and nearby areas on Tuesday morning, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

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Phivolcs said that the aftershock was recorded at 10:42 a.m., with the epicenter located 17 kilometers southeast of Tulunan town.

The aftershock which was of tectonic origin had a depth of 12 kilometers.

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Phivolcs said Intensity V was recorded in Malungon in Sarangani; Intensity IV in Tupi in South Cotabato and  Alabel in Sarangani; Intensity III in Gingoog City, Cagayan de Oro City, General Santos City, and Kiamba in Sarangani; while Intensity I was recorded in Zamboanga City.

The aftershock came after the magnitude 6.6 quake that hit the area a little over an hour ago.

Phivolcs also said there is no tsunami threat following the initial quake. /je

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