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Earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude strikes off Mindanao, Philippines

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  • The undersea quake, which was later revised down to 5.7 magnitude, was 211 km (130 miles) northeast of Davao and at a depth of 60 km (37 miles).
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An earthquake initially measuring 6.0 magnitude struck Mindanao in the Philippines on Wednesday, the European earthquake monitoring service EMSC reported.

The undersea quake, which was later revised down to 5.7 magnitude, was 211 kilometers (130 miles) northeast of Davao and at a depth of 60 km (37 miles).