Magnitude 4.5 quake rocks Sultan Kudarat town

/ 09:29 PM December 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked the town of Lutayan in Sultan Kudarat on Thursday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.


According to the Phivolcs’ latest bulletin, the tectonic movement was recorded seven kilometers from Lutayan, at a depth of 33 kilometers.

Intensity II was recorded in Kidapawan City in Cotabato, while Instrumental Intensities were also experienced in Koronadal City in South Cotabato and Marugon, Sarangani (Intensity II); and in Alabel, Sarangani (Intensity I).


Phivolcs said that they are not expecting any damage or aftershocks as of now.

Edited by JPV
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