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    A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake occurred on Monday some 247 kilometers (153 miles) south-east of Sarangani, Philippines, the US Geological Survey reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake occurred on Monday some 247 kilometers (153 miles) south-east of Sarangani, Philippines, the US Geological Survey reported.

    The tremors were registered at 16:38 GMT at a depth of some 101.6 km (63.1 miles).

    No reports of damage or casualties have been received so far.

    According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, "based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected."

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