Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes central Philippines: USGS

MANILA: An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the central Philippines on Tuesday, america Geological Survey (USGS) stated.
The offshore quake was at a depth of 19.2 km (12 miles), USGS stated, off the central province of Jap Samar.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warned of harm and aftershocks in an advisory however there have been no quick stories of casualties.
The Philippines lies on the “Ring of Fireplace”, a belt of volcanoes circling the Pacific Ocean that’s liable to earthquakes.

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