MANILA - A 4.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Cotabato on Friday, Phivolcs said.
The tectonic tremor struck at 4:34 p.m. at about 12 kilometers southeast of Makilala town with a depth of 12 kms.
Intensity 5 was felt in Kidapawan City.
Instrumental intensities were also recorded:
• Intensity IV - Kidapawan City
• Intensity I - Alabel, Sarangani and Koronadal City
Damage to structures or aftershocks are not expected, said Phivolcs.
In October, a string of powerful temblors struck Mindanao, leaving several dead, dozens hurt, and houses and buildings destroyed or damaged.