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Earthquake strikes central Philippines

AP

Residents rush to higher ground following rumors of a tsunami after an earthquake hit the island province of Cebu and other central Philippine provinces on Monday, Feb. 6.

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake off the central Philippine island of Negros killed at least seven people on Monday, including two children, with government offices and schools ordered to close after numerous aftershocks.

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A crack formed in a road after an earthquake in Negros Oriental, central Philippines, on Monday, Feb. 6.

Handout via Reuters

Residents look at damage caused by an earthquake in Negros Oriental, central Philippines, on Monday, Feb. 6.

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