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Deadly Earthquake Strikes Southern Philippine Island
MANILA — A magnitude-6.6 earthquake struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Tuesday, sending people fleeing from their homes in panic, causing structural damage to buildings and killing at least three people.
The quake struck about 60 miles southwest of Davao City, the capital of Mindanao and was centered in Tulunan in Cotabato Province, according to the United States Geological Survey and Philippine officials. Davao has 1.6 million people.