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6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Philippines

A rattling earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 rocked Philippines’ San Agustin, Surigao Del Sur and nearby areas on Monday.

The earthquake struck Davao Occidental province in the southern Philippines, as reported by the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs). The offshore quake hit at a depth of 143 km, about 26 km southeast of Don Marcelino town at 11:23 p.m. local time.

The Earthquake, which was tectonic in nature, triggered aftershocks but did not cause any damage or destructive tsunami threat, which was a frequent seismic activity due to the countries’ location along the Pacific “Ring of Fire”.

The quake was also felt in the cities of General Santos and some other nearby towns.

No casualties reported as of now.