Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Bukidnon

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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Bukidnon
Initial reports say the epicenter of the earthquake is located in Kadingilan, Bukidnon

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit Bukidnon on Monday night, November 18, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). 

Phivolcs said in a bulletin that the earthquake happened at 9:22 pm, with the epicenter located in Kadingilan, Bukidnon. The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 10 kilometers and was felt in the following areas:

Reported Intensities:

  • Intensity V -Kidapawan City
  • Intensity IV – Davao City and Cotabato City

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity IV – Kidapawan City
  • Intensity III – Davao City

While aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said damage is not expected following the earthquake. –

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