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Bukidnon Hit by Earthquake with 5.9 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 5.9 magnitude quake in Bukidnon, November 18, 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.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

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 Bukidnon. At 09:22 pm on November 18, 2019, Kadingilan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Bukidnon was located at 07.66°North, 124.89°East – 008 km North 24° West of Kadingilan. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 005 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that there are expected damages caused by the quake and as well as aftershocks. The following intensities were recorded of the said quake:

Intensity VI

  • Kadingilan, Kalilangan, Don Carlos, Maramag, Kitaotao and San Fernando, Bukidnon

Intensity V

  • Damulog, Talakag and Valencia City, Bukidnon
  • Midsayap, Cotabato
  • Kidapawan City
  • Marawi City

Intensity IV

  • Impasugong and Malaybalay, Bukidnon
  • Malungon, Sarangani
  • Antipas, Cotabato, Rosario, Agusan Del Sur
  • Cotabato City
  • Davao City
  • Koronadal City
  • Cagayan De Oro City

Intensity III

  • Malitbog, Bukidnon
  • Tupi, South Cotabato
  • Manticao, Misamis Oriental
  • Tubod and Bacolod, Lanao Del Norte
  • Alabel, Sarangani
  • Gingoog City
  • Pagadian City
  • Iligan City

Intensity II

  • Polomolok, Lake Sebu and Tampakan, South Cotabato
  • Kiamba, Sarangani
  • Mambajao, Camiguin
  • Sindangan and Polanco, Zamboanga Del Norte
  • Molave, Zamboanga Del Sur
  • Dipolog City
  • General Santos City

Intensity I

  • Zamboanga City

Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.

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