Two mild quakes jolt parts of Philippines's Mindanao

January 06, 2014 - 9:39:00 am

MANILA: Mild earthquakes hit parts of Mindanao in Philippines on Monday but damages were not expected, state volcanologists said.

Earlier on Monday a 3.4 tectonic quake was recorded 38 kilometers northwest of Labason in Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

It had a depth of 34 kilometers, according to the Philippines's Inquirer.net.

In Surigao del Norte, a tectonic quake with a magnitude of 2.7 was recorded 19 kilometers northeast of Basilisa.

The tremor had a depth of 90 kilometers. No aftershocks were seen from both quakes. (QNA)

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