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article image6.1 Magnitude earthquake rocks the Philippines region

By Andrew Moran     Jan 28, 2010 in World
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has hit the Philippines region but there have been no reports of injuries, deaths or damages No tsunami warning has been issued for the area.
On Wednesday, the Phillipines was hit by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.3 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake hit 90 miles southeast of Pandan, Catanduanes and 305 miles from the Manila capital.
Xinhua reports that there have been no reports of injuries, deaths or damages from the quake. The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there has been no tsunami warnings issued.
The earthquake was felt at Intensity 3, notes ABS-CBN News. Exactly one week ago, a 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck the northeast area of the Phillipines.
The Asian nation's quake comes as Indonesia received its seventh earthquake in less than a week after a 4.8 magnitude rocked Java.
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