Harrowing Videos Capture Moment Massive Earthquake Hits Philippines

By Newsweek By Newsweek   | 3 months ago
Harrowing Videos Capture Moment Massive Earthquake Hits Philippines

Videos capturing the moment a powerful earthquake struck the Philippines on Saturday have made their way across social media.

The earthquake struck at 10:37 p.m. local time on Saturday off the coast of the southern Philippines island of Mindanao and was measured at a depth of 20 miles. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) gave a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 while the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said it measured 6.9, according to the Associated Press. Although there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties, authorities previously issued a tsunami warning.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially said that based on the magnitude and location, it expected tsunami waves to hit the southern... Read Entire Article


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