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6.8 magnitude quake hits Philippines: USGS

It struck at a shallow depth in the Mindanao region, with the US National Weather Service warning that hazardous tsunami waves were possible off the coasts of the Philippines and Indonesia.

Published: 29th April 2017 04:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th April 2017 04:32 AM   |  A+A-

Office workers stand on the grounds of an office building in the financial district of Makati in Manila on April 8, 2017, after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake. | AFP

By AFP

MANILA: A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippines today, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

It struck at a shallow depth in the Mindanao region, with the US National Weather Service warning that hazardous tsunami waves were possible off the coasts of the Philippines and Indonesia.



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