Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Tuesday night in the far east of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, but a warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, reported at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (FIVS).
The epicenter of quake felt by residents of several areas in the south of the country, located eight kilometers north of the city in the province of South Barobo Surigao, said experts. Its center was located at a depth of 176 kilometers.
Institute seismologists do not expect reports significant damage or casualties from the earthquake, but warned of the possibility of new stimuli in the region, noted on the site FIVS.
Quake also recorded neighboring Malaysia Meteorological Department, reports Star.
Two of the world's largest archipelago — Indonesia and the Philippines — are part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire": plate, forming the bottom of the Indian and western Pacific oceans, come here under the Asian plate. As a result of crustal movements in the world's two largest archipelagos frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
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