Magnitude-5.2 Offshore Earthquake Occurs in the Philippines
Manila, 7 Dec (ONA) --- A magnitude-5.2 offshore earthquake occurred in the Philippine Sea north of the Bicol Region today. The epicenter was about 38 km (24 miles) north-northeast of Sabang Indan.
There have been no initial reports of damage or casualties as a result of the earthquake. It could take several hours until authorities can conduct comprehensive damage assessments, especially in remote areas. Light aftershocks are possible over the coming days. The event has not prompted any tsunami advisories.