5.3-magnitude quake shakes Makilala, North Cotabato

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 July) – A magnitude 5.3 earthquake of tectonic origin hit Makilala in North Cotabato at 8:37pm Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in a bulletin.

The quake’s epicenter was located five kilometers southwest of Makilala and had a depth of eight km, Phivolcs said.

Intensity IV was felt in Kidapawan City but the agency said it expected no damage from the temblor. (MindaNews)