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    Strong 6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Philippines

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    A 6.0-magnitude earthquake occurred at 8 a.m. on November 4 in the Philippines, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMCS) reported.

    The epicenter of the quake was located 47 km southwest of the city of Maravi with a population of about 201,000 inhabitants, situated on the island of Mindanao.

    The center of the earthquake was at a depth of 603 km (374 miles). Some 35,379,000 people are estimated to have felt weak tremors.

    READ MORE: 5.9-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Philippines

    There have been no reports of casualties, destruction or the threat of a tsunami.

    In April, a moderate 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit off the second largest Philippine island of Mindanao.

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