Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes near Barcelona, Philippines, according to U.S. geological survey

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4th December 2023 – (Manila) On Sunday at 2325 GMT, a powerful earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck approximately 48 km northeast of Barcelona, Philippines, as reported by the US Geological Survey (USGS). The seismic event originated from an epicentre located at a depth of 62.5 km. The precise coordinates of the epicentre were initially determined to be at 8.42 degrees north latitude and 126.78 degrees east longitude.