Magnitude 5.2 earthquake shakes Lanao del Sur, nearby areas

lanao earthquake december 20

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, PHILIPPINES — At 5:44 am today, December 20, 2022, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake was felt by residents of Mindanao. The epicenter was located at Amai Manabilang, Lanao del Sur.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reports the depth of the earthquake at 003 km, with tectonic origin.

The following are the instrumental intensities felt by different nearby areas:

  • Intensity IV – Kalilangan, Bukidnon
  • Intensity III – Talakag, Bukidnon; Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental
  • Intensity I – Malaybalay, Bukidnon; Kidapawan City, Cotabato

While damages are expected, no reports have been made so far. – WhatALife!

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Also read: Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Abra

Jeraiza is a writer of Syntactics Inc. in Cagayan de Oro City. She writes for all sorts of topic to provide the right information and to keep the readers updated with the trends. A fan of all things classic, a typical bookworm with books gathering dust, and a fiction writer on weekends.

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