Cotabato Hit by Earthquake with 4.1 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.1 magnitude quake in Cotabato, October 21, 2019.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking were felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“.
Phivolcs recorded a 5.6 magnitude quake in Makilala, North Cotabato at around 8 pm on July 9. It was followed by several aftershocks.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Cotabato. At 09:53 pm on October 21, 2019, Tulunan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Cotabato was located at 06.86°North, 124.97°East – 016 km North 87° East of Tulunan. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 019 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that Intensity IV was felt in Kidapawan City. There are no expected damages caused by the quake and as well as aftershocks. The said quake is still an aftershock of the magnitude 6.3 quake in Cotabato last October 16.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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