5.6 Magnitude Degree Quake Shakes Mindanao, Philippines

Posted at 12:58 under a-noticias-ingles

Manila, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) A moderate 5.6 degree quake on the Richter scale shook the Philippine southern island of Mindanao, which was recently devastated by a typhoon, but no damages or victims have been reported so far though.

The quake took place at 05:45 (local time) 73 kilometers southeast the city of Davao, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

On the other hand, the Hong Kong Observatory reported the quake measured 6.0 degrees on the Richter scale.