5.9-magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines


A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Philippines' Bohol province in the early hours of Tuesday.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake, which struck at 12:59 am (local time), hit at a depth of 551 km, 41 km southeast of Lila town.

There was no reported casualties or damage.

The institute said aftershocks are expected.

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