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6.0-magnitude quake hits off Philippines

A 6.0-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines today, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued.

world Updated: Feb 05, 2012 19:06 IST
AP

A 6.0-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued.

The quake hit at 9:09pm local time (1309 GMT) off the island of Samar, at a depth of 60 kilometres (38 miles) with the epicentre around 100 kilometres north of the city of Guiuan, USGS said.

First Published: Feb 04, 2012 19:09 IST