Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Philippines sea
Reuters | Manila
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An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 was detected at sea near the Philippines on Thursday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
The quake occurred at a depth of 122 km, the EMSC added.
It had initially reported a magnitude of 7.2.
According to CNN Philippines, the tremors with Intensity 5 (strong) were felt in General Santos City, Intensity 4 in Davao City, and Intensity 2 in Bislig, Surigao del Sur.