Quote for the Week..

"Why are the country’s political leaders quick to act on amending the Constitution to change nationalistic provisions for the benefit of foreigners or to extend their terms of office but are allergic to amending the Constitution to address the people’s aspirations for self-determination?" - Marvic Leonen,Dean of the UP College of Law, in a keynote address delivered at the 1st International Solidarity Conference on Mindanao; March 16-18, 2009 in Davao City, Philippines.


Wednesday, June 11, 2008

5.2 magnitude quake hits off southern Mindanao

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck off southern Mindanao at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

The undersea quake was located 170 kilometers east-southeast of General Santos City at a depth of 56 kilometers.

The Philippines sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.(INQ.net)

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