A 6.8 magnitude quake strike Philippineson March 31, 2010 at 2:54 pm
One more earthquake strikes Philippine island on yesterday. It has the magnitude of 6.8. The Philippines Island is located in the Pacific Rim, which has been the receiver of many earthquakes during recent months. Japan, Hawaii, & Indonesia have all go down victim to earthquakes, even if they didn’t cause immediate damage.
More than the Pacific Rim, Chile, Haiti, Turkey, & the US have recently had quakes. Chile & Haiti received the brunt of the force, as devastation has occurred in both those countries. The poor area of Port-au-Prince has been leveled in some areas. The Chile earthquake creates more damage & also moved the axis of the earth.
One more earthquake hits in eastern Maine were from a magnitude 3 earthquake. No wounds or damage was reported from the Tuesday afternoon quake felt mainly in the Bucksport area. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was reported at 4:42 p.m. Eastern time & was cored 7 miles east-northeast of Bucksport.