An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck some 63 kilometers (39 miles) east of Pondaguitan in the Philippines, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and the U.S. Tsunami Warning System issued a tsunami warning.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that damage and aftershocks were expected, according to CNN.
The quake was at a depth of 65.6 kilometers, USGS said.
The U.S. National Weather Service said there was no risk of a tsunami for the U.S. West Coast from the earthquake. Hawaii Emergency Management said Hawaii faced no tsunami threat.
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