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Death Toll Continues to Climb Following Philippine Earthquake
The number of dead and injured continues to rise as reports arrive from communities across the central and southern Philippines.
The USGS reported that quake registered a magnitude 7.1 on the Richter Scale and was centered near the city of Catigbian on Bohol Island, home to over 1 million people.
Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Shakes Coast of Papua New Guinea
Around 10:30 UTC Wednesday, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook just 40 miles west-southwest of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
As of 7 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, no deaths or damages have been reported.
The quake occurred 36.2 miles below the surface. Papua New Guinea sits along the Australia-Pacific plate boundary, which stretches through Indonesia and around Australia. According to the USGS, there have been 22 earthquakes with a magnitude of 7.5 or higher in the region since 1900.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center does not have any advisories out at this time.
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