Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks Zamboanga Del Sur town
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Dumingag town in Zamboanga del Sur on Thursday noon, state seismologists said.
The tectonic tremor, with a shallow depth of 15 kilometers, occurred 10 kilometers southeast of the town at around 12:04 pm, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
Phivolcs said it is unlikely to cause damage and aftershocks.
No felt intensities were reported to Phivolcs.
Meanwhile, instrumental intensities were reported in the following areas:
Intensity II – Molave, Zamboanga del Sur
Intensity I – Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte; Kapatagan, Lanao Del Norte; and the City of Zamboanga
Felt intensity refers to the ground shaking experienced and reported by people using the Phivolcs Earthquake Intensity Scale, while instrumental intensity is the ground shaking intensity measured by devices near the epicenter.