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The Philippines sits on the geologically active Pacific “Ring of Fire” and experiences frequent tremors.(Representational Image)

Earthquake with 6.8 magnitude strikes Philippines, no tsunami threat

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 08:21 AM IST
The magnitude 6.8 quake was centred 61 km (38 miles) southwest of Davao on the southern island of Mindanao, at a depth of 28.2 km, the USGS said, revising down the magnitude from an earlier 6.9.
Rescue workers inspect a damaged building in Digos, Davao del Sur, southern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 31, 2019.(AP)
Rescue workers inspect a damaged building in Digos, Davao del Sur, southern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 31, 2019.(AP)

Strong earthquakes kill 20, injure hundreds in Southern Philippines

Bloomberg | By Andreo Calonzo and Ditas Lopez
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 03:35 PM IST
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Mindanao island on Thursday morning, with Cotabato province as its epicenter, two days after a 6.6 magnitude quake hit the same area.
Rubble is seen on a floor of a hotel in the aftermath of an earthquake in Kidapawan City.(REUTERS Photo)
Rubble is seen on a floor of a hotel in the aftermath of an earthquake in Kidapawan City.(REUTERS Photo)

6.4 magnitude earthquake in Philippines sends people scrambling

Manila | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 07:54 PM IST
There were no immediate reports of casualties from the earthquake, which also shook Davao City, the hometown of President Rodrigo Duterte and among the most populous cities in the country.
Soldiers attend the scene after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 80 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. (AP Photo/Nickee Butlangan)(AP)
Soldiers attend the scene after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 80 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. (AP Photo/Nickee Butlangan)(AP)

20 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

Jolo (Philippines) | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2019 05:54 PM IST
Troops in armored carriers sealed off the main road leading to the church while vehicles transported the dead and wounded to the town hospital. Some casualties were evacuated by air to nearby Zamboanga city.
An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. (Representational Image).(REUTERS)
An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. (Representational Image).(REUTERS)

Strong quake strikes off Philippines, tsunami warning withdrawn

Singapore | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 11:20 AM IST
There were no reports of casualties or damage from the earthquake, which the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said struck 193 km (120 miles) east of the Philippine city of General Santos, at a depth of 60 km (37 miles).
Fallen debris from a building after an earthquake that rocked Surigao city, Surigao del Norte province in southern Philippines in February 2017. An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck the southern Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.(AP Photo)
Fallen debris from a building after an earthquake that rocked Surigao city, Surigao del Norte province in southern Philippines in February 2017. An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck the southern Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.(AP Photo)

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes southern Philippines: USGS

Manila | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 03:24 PM IST
There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage from the quake, which hit the east coast of the island of Mindanao.
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