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6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines

Christian Fernsby |
a 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled sarangani province in the southern philippines, the philippine institute of seismology and volcanology (phivolcs) said.

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The institute said the quake, which struck 7:22 a.m. local time, hit at a depth of 54 km, about 11 km northeast of the Alabel town.

The institute said the earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, will trigger aftershocks.

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