No Damage Reported in Sunday's Philippines Earthquake

COTABATO CITY, Philippines, Oct. 4 (UPI) — No damage was reported Sunday from a 6.6-magnitude earthquake in the Moro Gulf off Mindanao in the Philippines, authorities said.

There was no “destructive tsunami threat” from the tremor, which hit shortly before 7 p.m., local time, in the Philippines, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The epicenter was located about 62 miles west southwest of Cotabato City at a depth of 390 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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