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Strong Earthquake Shakes Philippines; No Tsunami Generated

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A 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the Philippines today, Hawaii time, did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami, the US Geologic Survey said.

The quake struck about one mile northeast of Catigbian in the Bohol province, at a depth of about 12 miles.

It occurred at 2:12 p.m. Hawaii time, or 8:12 a.m. Wednesday local time.


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