6.2-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippine island

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  • No tsunami warning or watch has been issued
  • The earthquake occurred in the ocean, south of the city of Davao

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday near the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the state-run Philippines News Agency (PNA) reported.

The temblor hit at 12:37 p.m. local time, 149 kilometers (93 miles) south of Davao, the USGS said.

It struck at a depth of about 98 kilometers. No tsunami warning or watch has been issued.

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