Breaking News: Earthquake - 7.9 Magnitude in the Philippines; Tsunami Warning Issued

Breaking News: Earthquake - 7.9 Magnitude in the Philippines; Tsunami Warning Issued

Cebu : Philippines | Aug 31, 2012 at 6:41 AM PDT
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A tsunami warning has been issued for the Philippines by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii as of 9 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2012, due to a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Eastern Samar.
Other places issued the same warning are Belau, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Northern Marianas, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, and Yap island.
For more details, visit Yahoo! News.

As of 12:10 am, Saturday, September 01, 2012, The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has lifted the tsunami warning in the country.

ken_nic2009 is based in Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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