Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocks southern PhilippinesMay 31st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) — A strong earthquake rattled southern Philippines on Monday, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
The 6.0-magnitude earthquake at 6.16 p.m. local time was centered about 44 km (28 miles) southweast of Cotobato, Philippines. It struck about 33 kilometers deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, and no tsunami warnings were issued.
Philippines is often rocked by strong earthquakes as it is located in the “Pacific Ring of Fire.”
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