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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolts parts of Philippines

Posted: 7:24 PM, Oct 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-28 22:24:20-04
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(KGTV) — A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook parts of the Southern Philippines Tuesday morning local time, weeks after another deadly quake struck the region.

Tuesday's quake hit just after 9 a.m. on the island of Mindanao near the town of Tulunan in North Cotabato, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Damages and aftershocks were expected, CNN reported , and several evacuations were reported.

The earthquake comes about two weeks after a 6.3-magnitude quake killed seven people and injured dozens in the same town in North Cotabato, CNN reported.