Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS

Manila, Sep 24: A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippines early today but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said.

The offshore quake hit at 6:53 AM (local time) and was centred around 100 kilometres southeast of the city of Davao on the island of Mindanao, according to the US Geological Survey.

Strong 6.3 quake rattles Philippines

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there was no tsunami threat from the strong quake.


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