5.4-magnitude earthquake hits southern Philippines

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines on September 24, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

An earthquake in southern Philippines (Illustrative image. Source: internet)

An earthquake in southern Philippines (Illustrative image. Source: internet)

The agency said the quake hit off an area 10 kilometres from the Wao city in Lanao del Sur province to the northwest at 4:47 am (local time).

The epicentre was measured at a depth of two kilometres.

The strongest intensity was recorded in Kalilangan, Bukidnon, and Cagayan de Oro cities.

Phivolcs said no damage is expected but there could be aftershocks.

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