Quake rocks Bukidnon

By on April 11, 2017


A magnitude 5.5 earthquake of tectonic origin rocked Bukidnon province early Wednesday (April 12). (Photo: Phivolcs _DOST Mindanao/Facebook)
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake of tectonic origin rocked Bukidnon province early Wednesday (April 12). (Photo: Phivolcs _DOST Mindanao/Facebook)

MANILA—A magnitude 5.5 earthquake of tectonic origin rocked Bukidnon province early Wednesday (April 12).

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is expecting aftershocks but no damage from the 5:21 a.m. earthquake.

Initial Phivolcs data show the earthquake struck 6.0 kms north 66° east of Bukidnon’s Kalilangan municipality at a depth of 3.0 kms.

Phivolcs said the moderate-sized earthquake was reported at intensity IV in Davao City, Cagayan de Oro City and Cotabato City as well as instrumental intensity III in Cagayan de Oro City.