A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

The quake was at a depth of 630 km (391.46 miles), GFZ said. The Philippines’ seismology agency said in an advisory the deep offshore quake is not expected to create damage but aftershocks are expected.

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The Philippines is in the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’, where volcanic activity and earthquakes are common.


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