Magnitude 4.6 quake jolts North Cotabato

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 15 2019 08:58 AM

MANILA—A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked North Cotabato on Tuesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tremor happened at 7:55 a.m., 12 kilometers southeast of Tulunan town.

The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 5 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

Intensity II was felt in Kidapawan City while the following instrumental intensities were reported:

  • Intensity III- Kidapawan City
  • Intensity I- Tupi, South Cotabato

The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.