According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a powerful 6.9-magnitude tremor has hit the island of Mindanao near the city of Davao in the Philippines. The epicentre of the quake was situated 56 km (35 miles) southwest of the city, at a depth of 53 km (33 miles).
No tsunami warning has been issued by authorities following the quake. At the moment, there is no information about casualties or damage, inflicted by the tremor.
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