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Strong earthquake strikes southern Philippines; No tsunami threat to Hawaii

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    A strong earthquake struck off the the southern coast of Mindanao, Philippines. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

A strong earthquake struck off the southern coast of Mindanao, Philippines, but it was not enough to cause a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck at 10:23 a.m. Hawaii time about 45 miles south of the city of Grand Santos and 19 miles west-southwest of the city of Balangonan at a depth of about 25 miles.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning for Hawaii and there have been no reports of injuries or damage to the affected area.

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