Quake hits Philippines

October 2nd, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Earthquake in PhilippinesThere was an earthquake in Mindanao,Philippines with the magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale.

The earthquake occured on Thursday, October 02, 2008 at 01:25:44 UTC ( Coordinated Universal Time ) and Thursday, October 02, 2008 at 09:25:44 AM at epicenter at epicenter local time as reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter is NEAR Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines,105 km (65 miles) WSW of Butuan, Mindanao, Philippines,140 km (85 miles) E of Dipolog, Mindanao, Philippines,785 km (490 miles) SSE of MANILA, Philippines.

On September 11,2008 there was an earthquake in Indonesia, measuring 6.7 magnitude was traced at 1.9 north latitude, 127.5 east latitude of Halmahera, Indonesia and was felt in parts of Mindanao.

At the time of publishing, there were no reports of any damages.

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