Strong 6.7 earthquake hits Philippines without any tsunami threat – Friday, November 17, 2023

A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake, with no tsunami threat, originated off Sarangani province in Mindanao, at a depth of 78 kilometers. While there were no immediate reports of casualties, the tremor was widely felt across Mindanao. Keeshia Leyran, a 27-year-old in Davao City, described it as the strongest quake she's experienced, noting panic among the attendees at a large event she was at. The Philippines frequently experiences earthquakes, being part of the Pacific "Ring of Fire," known for its seismic and volcanic activity. More news on: Watch the latest breaking news available 24/7 on Euronews. ▶︎ Subscribe to our channel to follow the latest news: ▶︎ Watch Euronews Live in different languages on Youtube:
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