5.0 magnitude earthquake hits C. Philippine province

09:26, July 12, 2011      

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An earthquakes measuring 5.0 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit Negros province in central Philippines at 06:49 a.m. Tuesday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The epicenter was 33.9 km from the ground surface. No casualties were reported yet.

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