Mindanao, Southern Philippines, has been experiencing an earthquake since last night.
According to the assessment of the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia), a powerful earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Ritcher scale struck Southern Philippines at 10:37pm on the night of 2 December 2023.
According to BERNAMA, the offshore earthquake, measuring 7.5 in magnitude, has tragically claimed one life and left two others injured. A woman from Tagum City in Davao del Norte province was killed when a wall of her house collapsed. Her husband and child were both injured.
Subsequently, moderate aftershocks persisted in the same region until 11:28 am today (3 December 2023).
According to MET Malaysia’s assessment, there’s no tsunami threat to Malaysia, as of the time of writing.
Stay tuned for more updates.