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MANILA EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Witnesses say tall buildings swayed, people frantic

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Apr. 22, 19 | 2:44 pm

The earthquake that jolted Metro Manila for about 10 seconds at a little past 5pm Monday was measured by the US Geological Survey (USGS) at 6.3, the Singapore Strait Times.

Citing Reuters news agency, ST reported that buildings swayed in the main business district of Makati City in the capital, Manila.

“The quake struck at 5.11pm local time, about 60 km north-west of Manila at a depth of 40km. The USGS initially said the magnitude was 6.4 but later downgraded it slightly,” said the report.

In its Tweet, Rappler, citing latest bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Castillejos, Zambales.

Phivolcs has also warned that aftershocks and damage are expected.

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Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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