6.2-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippine island

(CNN) — 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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CNN’s Salma Abdelaziz contributed to this report.


Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/16/world/asia/philippines-earthquake/index.html

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