5.5-magnitude quake jolts Sultan Kudarat-A A +A
Thursday, April 17, 2014
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Sultan Kudarat Province in Mindanao Thursday noon.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake was recorded at 12:38 p.m., with the epicenter at 244 kilometers southwest of Palimbang in Sultan Kudarat.
It has a depth of 584 kilometers and is tectonic in origin, the Phivolcs stated in its website.
There are no aftershocks expected, the Phivolcs said. (Sunnex)