SYDNEY, Oct 15 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminarymagnitude of 7.4 hit the southern Philippines on Tuesday, theU.S. Geological Survey said.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said there wasno threat of a Pacific-wide tsunami after the quake.
The quake struck at a depth of about 35 km (22 miles) aroundBohol island, to the north of Mindanao island. There were noimmediate reports of injuries or damage.
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