Philippines earthquake: Powerful 6.8-magnitude quake strikes near Davao City

Posted In: News Date:Dec 15th, 2019

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8-magnitude has struck the Philippines near the city of Davao, sending people fleeing in panic from homes and shops and raising fears of extensive damage.

The quake was centred 38 miles southwest of Davao on the island of Mindanao, at a depth of 28.2km, the US Geological Survey said.