ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A 5.2 magnitude Philippines earthquake today 2013 has struck near Cabra. A strong Philippines earthquake today September 27, 2013 has hit off the coast. Damage assessment is pending.
Officials tell news that a 5.2 magnitude Philippines earthquake today began just after 4 pm local time. The quake had a moderate depth. USGS indicates to news that the Philippines earthquake started roughly twenty-two miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt to the east on land.
USGS indicates to news that the Philippines earthquake began seventy-three miles from Cabra. It was seventy-eight miles from San Narcisco and eighty miles from San Antonio. The quake also started eighty miles from San Felipe and roughly one hundred miles from Manila.
The country has been hit by several quakes this year. In June a quake struck off the coast as well. That quake began forty-two miles northeast of San Isidro, reps told news. The quake was also sixty miles southeast of Guiuan and eighty-one miles northeast of Suriago. Reps indicated to news that the quake was roughly eighty miles northeast of Placer and five hundred miles southeast of Manila.
Earlier this month, a 5.3 magnitude quake struck the country. The quake was thirty-nine miles southeast of Caburna and fifty-two mile southeast of Glan.