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6.2-magnitude earthquake hits west of Manila

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine seismology institute says a 6.2-magnitute earthquake has struck west of the capital, Manila. Buildings in Manila shook for about 30 seconds early Thursday afternoon. Many workers ran out of their offices.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Seismology institute Director Renato Solidum says the quake happened at a depth of 6.21 miles under the seabed. The US Geological Survey put the magnitude at 6.1 and depth at 21miles.

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