Manila, February 1: An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Babag, a neighbourhood in the Cebu City of Philippines on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

It occurred at 10:44:44 (UTC+05:30) and hit 0 km West North West (WNW) of Babag, Philippines on Wednesday at a depth of 9.4 km, USGS stated. Earthquake in Afghanistan: Quake of Magnitude 4.2 on Richter Scale Hits Afghan Region.

The earthquake's epicentre was located at 7.735°N and 126.069°E, respectively. No casualties have been reported yet.

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from Syndicated News feed, LatestLY Staff may not have modified or edited the content body)