posted on Oct, 8 2004 @ 11:55 AM
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Manila, Philippines today for more than a minute, knocking out power to many parts of the area. Shaking was felt
near Luzon, which in 1990 had a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that killed nearly 2000 people.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A major earthquake shook Manila on Friday night, sending high rises swaying, knocking out power to some areas and sending
frightened residents into the streets. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
High rise buildings were seen swaying during the shaking of the earthquake today. Power to many parts of the area was knocked out terrifying
residents. 3 weeks ago a 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Luzon/Manila area.
The Philippines, also known as the "Ring of Fire" is known for it's earthquakes and volcanic activities.
Also today, there was a magnitude 6.8 earthquake near the Solomon Islands area. No injuries or damage have been immediately reported.
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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake in Solomon Island Region
A strong earthquake occurred at 08:27:53 (UTC) on Friday, October 8, 2004. The magnitude 6.8 event has been located in the SOLOMON ISLANDS. (This
event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
[edit on 8-10-2004 by deeprivergal]