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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Philippines sea

Reuters | Manila

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 was detected at sea near the Philippines on Thursday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake occurred at a depth of 122 km, the EMSC added.

It had initially reported a magnitude of 7.2.

According to CNN Philippines, the tremors with Intensity 5 (strong) were felt in General Santos City, Intensity 4 in Davao City, and Intensity 2 in Bislig, Surigao del Sur.