Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Maguindanao

August 14, 2022

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Saturday recorded a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that hit Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao at around 02:25 p.m.

The quake was tectonic in origin with a depth of 1 kilometer which was felt in areas such as:

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;

The state-seismology bureau also reported instrumental intensities in areas such as:

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.

The state-seismology bureau said that damages and aftershocks are expected.

Meanwhile, a magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported in Anini-y, Antique at 12:25 p.m.

The quake was tectonic in origin with a depth of six kilometers which was felt in areas such as:

Intensity IV — Anini-y, Tobias Fornier, and San Jose de Buenavista, Antique;

Intensity III — Belison, and Sibalom, Antique; Iloilo City;

Intensity II — Bugasong, Barbaza, and Patnongon, Antique;

The state-seismology bureau also reported instrumental intensities in areas such as:

Intensity IV – Anini-y, Antique;

Intensity II — Iloilo City; San Jose de Buenavista, Antique;

Intensity I — Sebaste, Antique; Sipalay City, Negros Occidental; Tapaz, Capiz.;

The state-seismology bureau said that there are no damages reported but aftershocks are expected.


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