Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 strikes Philippines

The Philippines' seismology agency said in an advisory the deep offshore quake is not expected to create damage but aftershocks are expected

Updated - July 11, 2024 02:25 pm IST

Published - July 11, 2024 01:26 pm IST


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A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Mindanao, Philippines, on July 11, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

The quake was at a depth of 630 km (391.46 miles), GFZ said.

The Philippines' seismology agency said in an advisory the deep offshore quake is not expected to create damage but aftershocks are expected.

The Philippines is in the Pacific 'Ring of Fire', where volcanic activity and earthquakes are common.

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