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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Strikes Southern Philippines

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck offshore near Glan town in Sarangani province, early Saturday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.

Sources: News.ABS-CBN.Com and SanFrancisco.CBSLocal.Com

The tremor struck at a depth of 26 kilometers around 4:23 a.m., the USGS said.

The USGS recorded the quake initially at magnitude 7.2 before revising it.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said it recorded the earthquake at magnitude 7.2.