3/26, 5:25 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Philippines hit by 5.6-magnitude quake

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Philippines on Sunday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

The epicenter was 71 kilometers south-south-east of the city of Legaspi, home to around 179 thousand people. The tremor struck the region at a depth of 300 kilometers and it remains unknown as of yet whether it resulted in any casualties.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported the same earthquake at a magnitude of 4.6.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / NL