Seismology

A 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Registered Off the Coast of the Philippines

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of the Philippines, BTA reported, citing the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. There are no reports of casualties and destruction so far.

The epicentre was 365 kilometres west of Davao City with a population of 1.2 million people. The depth of the quake was 40 kilometres.

5.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Venezuela

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake occurred 18 kilometres from the city of Araya, near the coast of Venezuela. No injuries or damages were reported as a result of the quake.

Shock waves were observed at a depth of just 5.9 kilometres in the sea, more than 200 kilometres from the capital of the Latin American state of Caracas.

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Vrancea

An 4.5 magnitude earthquake has been registered in the Romanian seismic region of Vrancea, the National Geophysics Institute of the country reported, quoted by BTA. The quake struck at 14.52 pm local time at a depth of 116 km.

There are no reports of casualties and destruction. This is the strongest earthquake recorded in Romania this year, TASS notes.

4.7 Magnitude Earthquake on the Richter Scale Registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina

An earthquake with a 4.7 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The earthquake occurred at 15:01 local time with an epicentre 6 km north of Mramor and 89 km north of the capital Sarajevo, 10 km deep, according to the European Seismological Centre.

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