M4.2 quake jolts Sultan Kudarat


Posted at Mar 14 2020 06:57 AM

MANILA - A 4.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Sultan Kudarat early Saturday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The tectonic tremor struck at 2:37 a.m. approximately 4 kilometers east of Columbio town with a depth of 10 km.

Here are the reported intensities:

  • Intensity IV - Kidapawan City; Makilala and M'lang, Cotabato
  • Intensity III - Columbio, Sultan Kudarat; Magpet, Cotabato
  • Intensity II - Matalam, Cotabato

Instrumental Intensity:

  • Intensity IV - Kidapawan City
  • Intensity III - Malungon, Sarangani
  • Intensity II - Koronadal City
  • Intensity I - Tupi, South Cotabato

Phivolcs said damage to structure and aftershocks are not expected.