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    Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Mindanao

    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that shook parts of Mindanao on Wednesday evening, October 16, 2019.
    Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Mindanao

    The exact time of occurrence was recorded at 7:37 p.m. with epicenter at 23 km S 13° W of Makilala (North Cotabato).

    The earthquake that occurred has a tectonic origin with 2 km depth of focus.

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    The strong quake was felt at Intensity VII in Tulunan, North Cotabato; M'Lang, North Cotabato and Kidapawan City.

    Intensity VI - Tacurong City

    Intensity V - Kalamansig, Lebak and Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat; Pikit and Pres. Roxas, North Cotabato

    Intensity IV - Cotabato City; Sultan Kudarat, Matanog and Barira, Maguindanao

    Intensity I - Zamboanga City

    Instrumental Intensities:

    Intensity VII - Kidapawan City

    Intensity V - Tupi and Polomolok, South Cotabato; Alabel, Sarangani

    Intensity IV - Kiamba, Sarangani; T'Boli, South Cotabato; General Santos City

    Intensity III - Cagayan de Oro City; Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental;

    Intensity II - Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

    Intensity I - Dipolog City; Bislig City

    Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Mindanao
    Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Mindanao

    Phivolcs warned that damage and aftershocks are expected.

    Damages

    Mall goers evacuated from Gaisano Mall of Davao.


    Gaisano Mall in General Santos City catches fire after the quake.


    Cor Jesu College in Digos City in Davao del Sur was badly damaged by the earthquake.

    Cor Jesu College in Digos City in Davao del Sur was badly damaged by the earthquake.
    Photo Credit: Sam Joel Nang via GMA News

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