Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts Zambo del Norte

Posted at 10/02/12 2:55 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit Zamboanga del Norte on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Phivolcs said the earthquake occurred at 2:25 p.m. Its epicenter was located 10 kilometers southeast of Sergio Osmeña Sr. town.

Phivolcs said Intensity III was felt in Zambaonga City.
The earthquake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 10 kms
Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected from the earthquake. No damage was reported, as of posting.