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Magnitude 6.4 earthquake shakes Cotabato City

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 09:59 AM August 02, 2020

 

 

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Cotabato City before dawn Sunday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The earthquake struck at 1:08 a.m. at 13 kilometers southeast of Cotabato City.

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The tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a 543 – kilometer depth of focus.

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Phivolcs said that the earthquake was felt in other areas at various intensities:

Instrumental Intensity II – Alabel and Malungon, Sarangani

Instrumental Intensity I – Tupi, General Santos City and Koronadal City, South Cotabato; Kiamba, Sarangani

Phivolcs warned residents of possible aftershocks.

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