6.8 earthquake occurred in the Philippines. Video


6.02.12.Zemletryasenie magnitude of 6.9 points occurred in the central Philippine arhipelaga.Epitsentr located five kilometers from the city Tayasan.Ochag lies at a depth of 10 kilometers under vodoy.Za major tremors were followed by 80 aftershocks.

According to reports from the island of Negros, the tremors there continue to this por.Tsarit panic, people leave their homes and flee to the mountains.
According to the latest reports, the victims of the earthquake were 46 people.

Source: Channel PIC

MOSCOW, February 6 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in the Philippines, reported on Monday at the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, recorded at 11.49 local time (07.49 MSK), located 80 kilometers south-east of the city of Bacolod on the island of Negros and 574 kilometers from the capital of the Philippines Manila. The earthquake lies at a depth of 46 kilometers.

Data destruction and no injuries were reported, no tsunami threat.

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.

Source: RIA Novosti

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