Magnitude 6.4 earthquake shakes Philippine island
The Associated Press
Published Friday, November 2, 2012 3:22PM EDT
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude-6.4 earthquake rattled the Philippine island of Mindanao early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the temblor, which hit at 2:17 a.m. local time (1817 GMT Friday).
The USGS said the quake hit some 84 kilometres (52 miles) northeast of Butuan on Mindanao, and 832 kilometres (517 miles) southeast of Manila, the capital.
The quake was some 63 kilometres (39 miles) below the surface, the USGS said.