Powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

Powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines
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The quake, with a magnitude of 7.0, hit 213 km from the city of Pondaguitan on the island of Mindanao, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The epicentre was located at a depth of 138.9 kilometres, APA reports citing Sputnik.

So far, there have been no reports of any damages or casualties caused by the earthquake and local authorities have not issued a tsunami alert.

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