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Bukidnon Hit by Earthquake with 3.0 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.0 magnitude quake in Bukidnon, September 19, 2020.

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“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

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The Philippines is one of the countries lying along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Nations in the said area are known to be more prone to quakes.

Recently, a quake has hit a part of Bukidnon. At 01:58 pm, September 19, 2020, Kadingilan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Bukidnon was located at 07.46 North, 124.79 East – 020 km South 40° West of Kadingilan. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 024 kilometers.

Phivolcs‘ complete bulletin regarding the said quake is still inaccessible. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies. Keep safe everyone.

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