7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off the Philippines and a tsunami warning is issued

08:52 PM Dec 02, 2023 | PTI |

Manila: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck on Saturday off the cost of the Philippines island of Mindanao. A tsunami warning was issued.


The quake struck at 10:37 p.m. (local time) and was measured at a moderate depth of 32 kilometers (20 miles).

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said based on the magnitude and location it expected tsunami waves to hit the Philippines, Indonesia, Palau and Malaysia.


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