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7.3 magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines

Christian Fernsby |
An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck Davao Oriental province in the southern Philippines on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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The institute said the quake, which struck at 1:46 a.m. local time, hit at a depth of 69 kilometers, about 67 kilometers southeast of Governor Generoso town.

Tremors of Philippines' quake were strongly felt in central Indonesia.

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