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.
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:
- Kadingilan, Kalilangan, Don Carlos, Maramag, Kitaotao and San Fernando, Bukidnon
- Damulog, Talakag and Valencia City, Bukidnon
- Midsayap, Cotabato
- Kidapawan City
- Marawi City
- Impasugong and Malaybalay, Bukidnon
- Malungon, Sarangani
- Antipas, Cotabato, Rosario, Agusan Del Sur
- Cotabato City
- Davao City
- Koronadal City
- Cagayan De Oro City
- Malitbog, Bukidnon
- Tupi, South Cotabato
- Manticao, Misamis Oriental
- Tubod and Bacolod, Lanao Del Norte
- Alabel, Sarangani
- Gingoog City
- Pagadian City
- Iligan City
- 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
- Zamboanga City
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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