6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Philippines

Manila [Philippines], Feb 6 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter of the quake, which occurred at 1:40 pm (UTC), was registered at a depth of 43.6 kilometers, about 104 kilometers southeast of the southern city of Pondaguitan.

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