Magnitude 5.2 quake hits the Philippines
A moderate magnitude-5.2 earthquake rocked parts of Mindanao early on Easter Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said, newsinfo reported.
The tectonic quake, which struck at 4:46 a.m., was located 12 kilometers west of Wao town, Lanao del Sur province, at a depth of five kilometers, Phivolcs said.
No damage was expected due to the temblor, said Phivolcs, although the agency expects aftershocks.
It was felt at Intensity V, or moderate in Wao, the town closest to the epicenter, Phivolcs said. Intensity III was felt in Cotabato City while Intensity II was recorded in Cagayan de Oro City.