BREAKING NEWS: Earthquake Strikes Near Philippines - 8 News NOW

BREAKING NEWS: Earthquake Strikes Near Philippines

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a 7.9 magnitude undersea quake has hit the waters off the shore of the eastern Philippines.

There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries, but a tsunami alert is in effect in several coastal areas in the region late Friday.

8 News NOW will have more information as it becomes available.

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