6.9-Magnitude Quake Hits Southern Philippines — USGS

DAVAO, Dec 15 (NNN-PNA) – According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a powerful 6.9-magnitude tremor, has hit the island of Mindanao, near the city of Davao, in the Philippines.

The epicentre of the quake was situated at 56 km (35 miles) southwest of the city, at a depth of 53 km (33 miles).

No tsunami warning has been issued by the authorities, following the quake.

At the moment, there is no information about casualties or damage, inflicted by the tremor.– NNN-PNA