Friday July 20, 2018

Strong quake rocks Lanao Sur, Bukidnon

A MAGNITUDE 5.4 earthquake rocked the provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur at 4:47 a.m. Sunday, September 24, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

Phivolcs said aftershocks and damages are expected due to the tremor, which was also felt in Cagayan de Oro City and Kidapawan City.

The quake's epicenter was located at 10 kilometers (km) northwest of Wao town, Lanao del Sur, Phivolcs said, adding that it has depth of two km and is tectonic in origin.

Below are the reported intensities:

  • Intensity VI - Kalilangan, Bukidnon

  • Intensity V - Cagayan De Oro City

  • Intensity IV - Pangantucan, Kadingilan, Maramag, Damulog and Don Carlos Bukidnon; Valencia City; Quezon City, Bukidnon, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

  • Intensity III - Kabacan, North Cotabato; Talakag, Bukidnon; Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental

  • Intensity II - Kidapawan City

  • Phivolcs has recorded six aftershocks as of 6:30 a.m. (DDA/SunStar Philippines)