Earthquake recorded near Manila on Wednesday

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Manila Chief of Police Jackie Hill said he had not received any reports of damage or injuries from an earthquake recorded near Manila on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey report, a 2.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, with an epicenter four miles southeast of Manila.

Geologists say earthquakes of 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

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