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5.8-magnitude quake hits Philippine island region

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a magnitude-5.8 earthquake in the Babuyan Islands region off the northern tip of the Philippines.

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The U.S.G.S. said the earthquake struck at 12:36 a.m. Sunday (1636 GMT Saturday). Its epicenter, with a depth of 15.8 miles (25.5 kilometers), is about 317 miles (511 kilometers) north of Manila.

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