5.3-magnitude quake hits Samar, Philippines

BEIJING: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted Samar, Philippines at 0650 GMT on Thursday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

According to Xinhua, the epicentre, with a depth of 113.9 km, was initially determined to be at 11.32 degrees north latitude and 125.92 degrees east longitude. –Bernama