Renato Solidum, head of the Philippine seismology agency, points Aug. 31, 2012, during a press conference in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, to an area on a Philippine map where the epicenter of a 7.6-magnitude earthquake happened that day. (Associated Press)

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Renato Solidum, head of the Philippine seismology agency, points Aug. 31, 2012, during a press conference in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, to an area on a Philippine map where the epicenter of a 7.6-magnitude earthquake happened that day. (Associated Press)