Magnitude 4.5 earthquake hits Philippines
Topics: EARTHQUAKE PHILIPPINES
The temblor was tectonic in origin and had a depth of two kilometers, Phivolcs said.
It said Intensity 5 was felt in Kidapawan City and in Tulunan, North Cotabato.
Instrumental Intensity 4 was felt in Kidapawan City; Instrumental Intensity 3 in Malungon, Sarangani; Instrumental Intensity 2 in Koronadal City and in Tupi, South Cotabato; and Instrumental Intensity 1 in Alabel, Sarangani.
The earthquake led to the suspension of classes in all levels in Kidapawan City by Mayor Joseph Evangelista.
City information officer Jose Paolo Evangelista relayed the suspension to media through a text message.
Work at the city hall was also suspended. ■