7.2 magnitude earthquake hits island in Philippines


PHILIPPINES (KRON) — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines.

The agency says the quake hit at approximately 7:39 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. 

The earthquake was 49 kilometers deep. 

The National Weather Service has issued a potential tsunami threat in Indonesia and the Philippines because of the quake. 

The California Office of Emergency Services says there is no tsunami threat for the West Coast. 

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