Strong Magnitude 5.8 Quake Shakes Philippines

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The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Saturday off the Mindanao island in the southern Philippines.

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Saturday off the Mindanao island in the southern Philippines, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The agency said the tremor was registered 105 miles southeast from the Philippine city of Budta at 00:30 a.m. UTC.

The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the epicenter of the quake lied at the depth of over 46 miles. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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