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(UPDATE) Phivolcs: Magnitude 5.9 jolts mainland Mindanao

Breaking News • 14:45 PM Sat Aug 13, 2022
Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY - A magnitude 5.9 hit mainland Mindanao at 2:25 p.m. today, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

It was tectonic in origin and was traced 31 km west of Datu Blah Sinsuat, Maguindanao and 59 km from Lebak, Sultan Kudarat.

No casualty was reported and aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said.

Below are the reported intensities.






Intensity V - Datu Blah Sinsuat, South Upi, and Upi, Maguindanao; Cotabato City; Esperanza, Lebak, Palimbang, Kalamansig, Sen. Ninoy Aquino, and
Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat

Intensity IV - General Santos City; Zamboanga City; Pagadian City; Isabela City, Basilan; Antipas, Alamada, Tulunan, Pigcawayan, Kabacan, and Banisilan,
Cotabato; Koronadal City, Tupi, Polomolok, Santo Niño, Surallah, Tampakan and Banga, South Cotabato; Kiamba and Maitum, Sarangani; Lutayan and Isulan,
Sultan Kudarat; Datu Odin Sinsuat and Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao;

Intensity III - Ozamiz City; M'lang, Makilala, and Tantangan, Cotabato; Norala, South Cotabato; Pres. Quirino and Columbio, Sultan Kudarat; Maasim,
Sarangani; Pitogo and Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur; Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte; Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay

Intensity II - Dipolog City; Cagayan de Oro City; Davao City; Kidapawan City; El Salvador City; Aleosan, Cotabato; Don Carlos, Cabanglasan, and Valencia
City, Bukidnon; Malapatan and Malungon, Sarangani; Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat; Leon B. Postigo, Siayan, Sindangan, Gutalac, Tampilisan, Zamboanga del
Norte; Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay; Tubod, Lenamon, Balo-i, Kauswagan, Bacolod, Maigo, Lala, Kapatagan and Iligan City, Lanao del Norte

Intensity I - Dapitan City; Malitbog and Libona, Bukidnon; Initao, Misamis Oriental

Instrumental Intensities:
Intenisty IV - T'boli, Surallah, Tupi, Santo Niño, Koronadal City, South Cotabato; Kiamba, Sarangani
Intenisty III - Glan, Maasim, and Alabel, Sarangani; Zamboaga City; Columbio and Isulan, Sultan Kudarat
Intenisty II - Kidapawan City; Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental; Malaybalay, Bukidnon
Intensity I - Davao City; Nabunturan, Davao de Oro; Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental


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