7.4 earthquake shakes the Philippines

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
July 24, 2010 10:18

MANILA, Philippines — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 jarred the southern Philippines on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said. No damages or casualties were immediately reported.

No tsunami alert was issued, said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, based in Hawaii.

The quake hit the Moro Gulf off Mindanao Island at 7:15 a.m. (2315 GMT), the USGS said.


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