Magnitude-4.9 quake hits North Cotabato; tremor felt in nearby areas


Posted at Oct 11 2019 05:30 PM

Courtesy of the Phivolcs website

MANILA—A 4.9-magnitude earthquake hit North Cotabato on Friday, Phivolcs said.

The tectonic tremor struck at 9:55 a.m. approximately 16 kilometers (km) southwest of Makilala town with a depth of 4 km.

The quake was felt in these areas:

Intensity IV - Makilala, North Cotabato; Kidapawan City; Pikit, South Cotabato; Sta. Cruz, Davao
Del Sur
Intensity III - Koronadal City; Davao City; Pres. Roxas, Cotabato
 Intensity II - Kalilangan, Kadingilan and Damulog, Bukidnon; General Santos City; Tupi, Polomolok & Tampakan, South Cotabato; Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat

Instrumental intensities were also felt in these areas:

Intensity V - Kidapawan City
Intensity III - Tupi, South Cotabato
Intensity II - Alabel, Sarangani; Davao City
Intensity I - Kiamba, Sarangani; General Santos City

The Phivolcs said it expected aftershocks. 

No damage to structure was reported.