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USGS: 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits S. Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (KUNA) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on Tuesday struck off the coast of southern Philippines with no reports of casualties or damage.
According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck at a depth of 70 kilometers, about 100 kilometers southeast of Sarangani municipality.
The US Tsunami Warning System and the Philippine seismological agency did not trigger a tsunami alert. (end) aab.ahm