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Strong aftershock strikes Philippines: USGS

A 6.2-magnitude aftershock struck the central Philippines today, the US Geological Survey said, hours after the initial quake hit killing at least 14 with 29 feared missing.

world Updated: Feb 07, 2012 19:09 IST

A 6.2-magnitude aftershock struck the central Philippines on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, hours after the initial quake hit killing at least 14 with 29 feared missing.

The strong aftershock hit at a depth of 35 kilometres (22 miles), 59 kilometres north north west of Dumaguete on Negros island.