6.6 earthquake strikes Philippines: USGS
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6.6 earthquake strikes Philippines: USGS

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, although there was no immediate tsunami warning.

world Updated: Jul 13, 2011 09:03 IST
AFP

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, although there was no immediate tsunami warning.

The USGS said the quake occurred at 4:47 am (2047 GMT), 125 kilometres (78 miles) west of Negros, at a depth of 19 kilometres, having initially measured the quake at a magnitude of 6.6.

First Published: Jul 12, 2011 02:53 IST