Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocks Philippines


An earthquake of magnitude 6.three struck the Mindoro area of the Philippines, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) mentioned on Friday.

The quake occurred at a depth of 144 km (89 miles), EMSC mentioned.

The temblor, which was additionally felt within the capital area, additionally registered at magnitude 6.three on the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The centre was traced at Calatagan in Batangas province, in keeping with an preliminary report from Phivolcs, which mentioned it didn’t anticipate harm however warned of aftershocks.

It issued no tsunami warning.


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