Both shoppers and mall employees at SM CDO Downtown Premier filled CM Recto Avenue after a precautionary emergency evacuation was ordered after a Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked North Cotabato at around 7:37pm, October 16, 2019. It was Intensity III in Cagayan de Oro.
The evacuation was orderly and did not cause panic among the many shoppers.
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Shoppers crowd CM Recto after the quake.
As per latest info from PHIVOLCS, the magnitude 6.3 quake had epicenter near Makilala, North Cotabato. It was too shallow at just 2 kilometers deep so the ground shaking was felt around Mindanao.