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Earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude strikes in Luzon, Philippines-USGS

April 8 (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude struck near Batangas in Luzon province in the Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was at a depth of 42.7 km (27 miles), said the USGS.

(Reporting by Michael Perry; Editing by Richard Pullin)