MANILA—A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck North Cotabato late Thursday, Phivolcs said, two days after a 6.3-magnitude tremor hit the province and parts of Mindanao.
The tectonic tremor occurred at 6:56 p.m. approximately 18 kilometers (km) at a depth of 16 km northeast of Tulunan town, where a strong quake first hit.
Tulunan felt Intensity 4, while Kidapawan City, and Matalam town in Cotabato experienced Intensity 3.
Areas that felt instrumental intensities were:
- Intensity IV - Kidapawan City
- Intensity III - Koronadal City, South Cotabato; Malungon, Sarangani
- Intensity II - Tupi, South Cotabato
- Intensity I -Alabel, Sarangani
Phivolcs said the temblor was an aftershock of the 6.3-magnitude earthquake.
Damage to structures is not expected from the aftershock.
The magnitude-6.3 temblor left 5 dead and over 50 injured, officials confirmed.