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5.0-magnitude quake strikes Cotabato anew

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 06:02 PM November 01, 2019
5.0-magnitude quake strikes Cotabato anew

Source: Phivolcs / DOST

MANILA, Philippines — A 5.0-magnitude quake struck Cotabato and parts of Mindanao on Friday afternoon, a day after a powerful tremor hit the region that claimed the lives of five and damaged buildings in the province and Davao City.



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In its earthquake bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake hit 18 kilometers (kms) east of Makilala, Cotabato, at 2:07 p.m.

An Intensity V was registered over Magsaysay, Davao del Sur while an Intensity IV was felt over Pikit Cotabato; and Bansalan, Davao del Sur.

Other intensities recorded are as follows:

Intrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity III – Malungon, Sarangani; Koronadal City
  • Intensity II – Tupi, South Cotabato
  • Intensity I – Alabel, Sarangani

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 2 kms. Aftershocks are to be expected, Phivolcs said.

Hours later, a mild quake, measuring at 4.0-magnitude, hit Davao del Sur.

Phivolcs said it occurred at 26 kms. northwest of Davao City, Davao del Sur, at 4:18 p.m.


It was also tectonic in origin and was 15 kms. deep.

No damage or aftershock could be expected from the latest Davao del Sur quake, Phivolcs said. /jpv

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