Earthquake in Philippines: Philippines shaken by strong earthquake, magnitude 6.7 on Richter scale

Earthquake in Philippines: Philippines shaken by strong earthquake, magnitude 6.7 on Richter scale

Earthquake in Philippines: According to the US Tsunami Warning System, there is no tsunami warning or threat of any kind in the Philippines.

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Earthquake in Philippines: Strong tremors of earthquake were felt in the Philippines on Saturday morning. The US Geological Survey gave this information. It told that the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a great depth. Local officials said that no damage has been reported from this. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter scale. The earthquake hit the main island of Luzon at 4.48 am. The depth of its center was 112 km.

After shocks were also felt after the strong tremors of the earthquake. It was told that a few minutes later another earthquake of 5.8 magnitude occurred in the same area, whose center was also located at a great depth. Police Major Ronnie Orellano in the municipality of Caltagán in Batagas province said that the tremors were very strong and we have been worried since these tremors. Batagas province is located to the south of the capital Manila, which was also the epicenter of the earthquake. He said that it is raining very heavily here, but here our people are used to earthquake. They know how to bend, hold and cover when an earthquake strikes.

no tsunami warning

Police Major Ronnie Orellano said that we are investigating the low-lying areas, so that the tsunami can be avoided. The Philippines Seismological Agency said it did not expect damage. According to the US Tsunami Warning System, there is no tsunami warning or threat of any kind. In nearby Mabini, Police Corporal Bernie Federogao said it was no more powerful than the first earthquake here. There is no information about any damage so far. Our sliding door has shaken a bit, but it hasn’t broken.

Earthquakes are caused by Ring of Fire

Earthquake tremors have been felt continuously in the Philippines. This is because it is located near the ‘Ring of Fire’. This area is spread from Japan to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Basin. 90 percent of all earthquakes in the world occur in this area. There are about 450 active and calm volcanoes in this region. For this reason, the risk of earthquakes remains constant on the countries located in this region.

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