Earthquakes strike Philippines and Japan

World Tuesday 19/April/2022 15:06 PM
By: DW
Earthquakes strike Philippines and Japan

Madrid: An earthquake initially measured at magnitude 6.0 struck Mindanao island in the Philippines on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.21 miles), the EMSC confirmed.

Earlier on Tuesday, Japan also recorded an earthquake, in Fukushima prefecture in the northeast of the country, measuring a magnitude 5.3.

There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.