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Wooden fishing boats are placed on stilts while fishermen temporarily halt operations after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit the province. Local authorities also declared a tsunami alert earlier in the night in the coastal town of Guiuan, eastern Philippines, southeast of Manila. (Sept. 1, 2012)(Credit: Getty Images)

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Philippines rattled by 7.6-magnitude earthquake

Twitter alerted U.S. Geological Survey to a 7.6-magnitude earthquake in the Phillippines.