Strong earthquake in Samar, Philippines

Strong earthquake in Samar, Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR: An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Samar, Philippines at 8.03 am today.

According to a statement from the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the quake occurred at 51 kilometres west of Calbayog City, Philippines, with a depth of 10 kilometres.

The quake did not pose a tsunami threat to Malaysia.

— BERNAMA