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No Tsunami risk after 7.0 magnitude quake at sea near Philippines: PTWC

Thursday, January 21st 2021, 3:58 pm - Shaking was reported in Davao, Philippines, according to local reports

(Reuters) - A tsunami was not expected after an earthquake measured at magnitude 7.0 was detected at sea near the Philippines on Thursday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The quake occurred at a depth of 98.5 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Baron - Philippines earthquake, Jan 21

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) pegged the quake at a magnitude of 7.1 with a depth of about 114 km, after having initially reported magnitudes of 7.2 and 6.8.

You can find more information in the video that leads this article.

(Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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