Strong 6.5 quake shakes southern Philippines: USGS

AFP , Friday 10 Feb 2017

A strong 6.5 magnitude quake shook the southern Philippines on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at a depth of 27 kilometres (around 17 miles) in Mindanao, more than 700 kilometres southeast of the capital Manila, the USGS said.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat from the quake.

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