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5.7-magnitude quake shakes Philippines’ main island: USGS

A strong earthquake hit off the Philippines' main island Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, the US Geological Survey and local officials said. The deep 5.7-magnitude quake struck off Batangas province on Luzon island at…

Storm-hit Philippines braces for powerful typhoon

At least one person died and 17 were missing after a storm dumped heavy rain and caused flooding in the Philippines, authorities said Thursday, as a powerful typhoon barrelled towards the country.

Shallow quake hits central Philippines

A shallow 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, sending residents fleeing their homes, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.