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Published: Monday, 10/14/2013 - Updated: 9 months ago

7.4 earthquake shakes Philippines

No threat of Pacific-wide tsunami will result

REUTERS

SYDNEY — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 hit the southern Philippines on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said there was no threat of a Pacific-wide tsunami after the quake.

The quake struck at a depth of about 35 km (22 miles) around Bohol island, to the north of Mindanao island. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.



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