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5.6 quake shakes Philippines' Mindanao

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A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook the typhoon-hit southern Philippine island of Mindanao Monday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. 

A resident walks amongst destroyed houses after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela town, on the southern island of Mindanao on December 4. A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook the island of Mindanao Monday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

The quake struck at 5:45 am (2145 GMT) around 73 kilometres (45 miles) southeast of the city of Davao at a depth of 56 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

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