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6.4-magnitude quake hits southern Philippines: USGS

AFP
Published : Apr 22, 2019, 3:36 pm IST
Updated : Apr 23, 2019, 11:59 am IST

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines island of Luzon on Monday afternoon.

The Philippines is part of the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'. (Representational Photo)
 The Philippines is part of the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'. (Representational Photo)

Manila: A 6.4-magnitude tremor struck the southern Philippines on Tuesday, US geologists said, just a day after a deadly quake that rocked the country's north.

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake hit near Tutubigan, which is hundreds of kilometres south of the quake that hit near Manila.

USGS downgraded the magnitude of the fresh quake after initially recording it at 6.6.

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Location: Philippines, National Capital Reg, Manila