Reuters | Jan 21, 2021 21:10
(Adds expectation that there will be no tsunami)
Jan 21 (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
The quake occurred at a depth of 98.5 km, according to the
U.S. Geological Survey.
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.
Written By: Reuters
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