Powerful quake felt in Manila

There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake, which Philippine seismologists said had a magnitude of 6.2. The quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres with an epicentre in the sea west of Manila, said seismology institute head Renato Solidum.

The US Geological Survey said it recorded the quake as having a magnitude of 6.1, with a depth of 72 kilometres and its epicentre located 137 kilometres southwest of Manila.
Solidum said it was felt in varying intensities in suburbs around the capital of 12 million people."We are still awaiting field reports, but these are the initial estimates," Solidum said, adding that there were no early reports of damage

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