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    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Hits Philippines - US Geological Survey

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    A 5.8-magnitude quake hit the southern Philippines on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — An earthquake struck Mindanao Island in the Philippines, according to the USGS.

    ​The quake occurred at the depth of 8.3 kilometers (5.1 miles), with its epicenter about 7.9 kilometers (4.9 miles) north of the town of Osias.

    No information on casualties or damage from the quake has been reported at the moment.

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