7.9-quake off Philippines triggers tsunami alert

7.9-quake off Philippines triggers tsunami alert

7.9-quake off Philippines triggers tsunami alert

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 9:25 AM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a 7.9 magnitude undersea quake has hit the waters off the shore of the eastern Philippines.  

   There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries, but a tsunami alert is in effect in several coastal areas in the region late Friday.
 

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