Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Philippines: USGS

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Posted: Aug 04, 2017 8:49 PM

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck south Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake's epicenter was 14 miles (22.5 km) east of the city of General Santos, which has a population of almost 600,000.

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(Reporting by Sandra Maler in Washington; Editing by Mary Milliken)