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Strong 6.5 quake shakes southern Philippines, no tsunami alert issued

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

world Updated: Feb 10, 2017 21:16 IST
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The quake struck at a depth of 27 kilometres (around 17 miles) in Mindanao, more than 700 kilometres south-east of the capital Manila, the USGS said.
The quake struck at a depth of 27 kilometres (around 17 miles) in Mindanao, more than 700 kilometres south-east of the capital Manila, the USGS said.(USGS)

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 south-east of the capital Manila, the USGS said.

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