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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurs in Philippines

In another report an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on Sunday struck off Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

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Manila: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Philippines, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) informs.

The quake occurred at 21:50 GMT on Saturday, at a depth of about 109 miles (175 kilometers), EMSC said.

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Meanwhile, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said that the quake occurred at a depth of 80 miles.

EMSC said that the earthquake struck about 4 miles (7 kilometers) southeast of Nasugbu. According to USGS, the quake hit 0.6 miles northeast of Bungahan.

There were no immediate reports of any damages.

In another report an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on Sunday struck off Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 12:24 pm local time at a latitude of 36.8 north and a longitude of 141.5 east and at a depth of 30 km.

The quake logged five upper in some parts of Ibaraki and Fukushima prefectures on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at seven.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued.

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