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Mindanao: Second largest island of the Philippines
Mindanao, also commonly known as Southern Philippines, is the second-largest island in the Philippines. Mindanao and the smaller islands surrounding it make up the island group of the same name. Located in the southern region of the archipelago, as of the 2010 census, the main island was inhabited by 20,281,545 people, while the entire Mindanao island group had an estimated population of 25,537,691 (2018).

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Duterte to end martial law in Philippine south after 2 years

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Hotel collapses after magnitude 6.5 quake hits southern Philippines

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Philippines hit by deadly earthquake in south

The 6.6 magnitude quake hit Mindanao island early on Tuesday, killing at least seven people.
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Death toll in southern Philippines earthquake rises to seven

The death toll from a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has risen to seven, disaster and police officials said on Tuesday, as aftershocks continued to jolt many parts of Mindanao.
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Strong quake in Philippines kills at least two, injures dozens

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 sent people scrambling on Tuesday as it shook buildings and disrupted power supply in the central area of the Philippines' southern island of Mindanao, killing at least..
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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes off southern Philippines

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 hit central Mindanao in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, shaking buildings and causing residents to rush from schools and offices. The quake struck 26 km (16..
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Strong quake in Philippines sends people scrambling

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck central Mindanao in the southern Philippines on Wednesday, opening cracks in some buildings, sending residents running from shops and offices and knocking out power.
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Strong earthquake hits Philippines, no Pacific tsunami expected

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Duterte orders military to give NPA ‘what it deserves’

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