Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes southern Philippines: USGS
A technician of the French National Seism Survey Institute (RENASS) presents a graph of an earthquake. (AFP)

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck the southern Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage from the quake, which hit the east coast of the island of Mindanao.

Writing by Robert Birsel