5.8 magnitude quake rattles Philippines, no casualties reported

5.8 magnitude quake rattles Philippines, no casualties reported

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 11:32 pm (local time).

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Updated: Sep 11, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale struck Sarangani, the Philippines on Sunday.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 11:32 pm (local time).

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property as a result of the quake.

Indonesia is situated on the ‘Ring of Fire’, an area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean which is vulnerable to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.