Earthquake strikes central philippines

A massive earthquake has been felt in the Philippines.

Aniruddha Chakraborty
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BY A STAFF REPORTER: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 19.2 km.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology issued a advisory warning of damage and aftershocks, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

The Philippines is located on the "Ring of Fire", which is a belt of volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean that is earthquake prone.