Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes Philippines

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Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes Philippines

An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hit the Philippines on Monday.

By Reuters

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Published: Tue 23 Apr 2019, 9:55 AM

Last updated: Tue 23 Apr 2019, 3:25 PM

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country's north and killed at least 11 people.
The new quake hit Tuesday afternoon and was centered 13 kilometers (8 miles) east of Tutubigan in the country's central region. The quake was relatively deep at 70.2 kilometers (43 miles).
A supermarket crashed down in Monday's powerful earthquake, which damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines. The death toll is now 11, with more missing.

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