Deep 6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles the Philippines

February 16, 2013PHILIPPINES - A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday near the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the state-run Philippines News Agency (PNA) reported. The temblor hit at 12:37 p.m. local time, 149 kilometers (93 miles) south of Davao, the USGS said. It struck at a depth of about 98 kilometers. The epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) SE of Caburan, Philippines. No tsunami warning or watch has been issued. Today’s earthquake marks the 20th major earthquake to strike the planet in the month of February. A 5.7 magnitude earthquake also struck the ocean floor, off the North Island of New Zealand. –CNN, TEP

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3 Responses to Deep 6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles the Philippines

  1. Emanni says:

    M 6.2 EARTHQUAKE – MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES 02/16/13

  2. Brandon says:

    Things sure are getting exciting are they not? Signs in the heavens and eart all over.

  3. Snapfairy says:

    Twenty earthquakes in February….oh my…not good!!

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