May 5, 2018 / 6:38 AM / in 17 days

Medium-strength quake hits near Philippine island

(Reuters) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck in the Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at a depth of 30 km (18 miles), about 50 km north-northwest of Pandan, on the island of Catanduanes.

USGS earlier put the quake at a strength of 6.4.

Reporting by Nick Macfie

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