January: Strong earthquakes shake southern Philippines, Indonesia

January: Strong earthquakes shake southern Philippines, Indonesia



Two strong earthquakes shook the southern Philippines on Saturday, but no major damage is expected and there is no risk of a tsunami, government seismologists said. A magnitude 6.1 quake struck at 10:26 a.m. (02:26 GMT) off Balut Island, 1,130 kilometers south of Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said: “Based on the available data, there is no destructive tsunami threat,” it added in a bulletin. The institute said it does not expect any major damage from the … .

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Two strong earthquakes shook the southern Philippines on Saturday, but no major damage is expected and there is no risk of a tsunami, government seismologists said. A magnitude 6.1 quake struck at 10:26 a.m. (02:26 GMT) off Balut Island, 1,130 kilometers south of Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said: “Based on the available data, there is no destructive tsunami threat,” it added in a bulletin. The institute said it does not expect any major damage from the … .

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