Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes near Davao, Philippines

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29 October 2019

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck 58 kilometres (36 miles) southwest of Davao in southern Philippines, this was reported by the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), APA reports.

Meanwhile, the US Geological Survey reported the Philippines was hit on Tuesday by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake.

The tremor was registered at 01:04 GMT on the island of Mindanao, 14 kilometres (over 8 miles) east of the settlement of Bual.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located at the depth of 15 kilometres.

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