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3:13 PM April 23, 2019

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3:13 PM April 23, 2019

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Photos Following 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Visayas

VISAYAS EARTHQUAKE – Here are the photos after the 6.2 magnitude earthquake in the Visayas.

On April 22, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Metro Manila and some parts of Luzon. Some building structures were destroyed by the quake.

In a previous article, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology recorded over 400 aftershocks.

Luzon Earthquake
Photo Source: ABS-CBN News

The National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) confirmed the deaths of 7 people and 81 injured people.

An earthquake could hit any places with different magnitudes. It is so dangerous because it has no prior signs.

Luzon Earthquake 11
Photo Source: SUNSTAR

On December last year, PHIVOLCS recorded the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Davao Oriental.

Yesterday, people in some part of Zambales have felt the powerful quake with a 6.1 magnitude.

Netizens shared several footages of the strong quake in Metro Manila.

Chuzon Supermarket
Photo Source: Philippine Star

Following a previous article, another earthquake hit the Philippines with a 6.2 magnitude. The quake struck Eastern Samar at 1:30 today, April 23, 2019.

The intensity V was felt in Catbalogan City, Samar and Tacloban City. Intensity IV was felt in Sorsogon City Masbate City, and Legaspi City.

Visayas earthquake
Photo Source: @cnnphilippines Twitter

Based on the photos shared by CNN on its Twitter page, the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the Visayas caused some damages on the provincial road.

Visayas earthquake 1
Photo Source: @CNN Twitter

In Catbalogan City, a city hall in Samar suffered damages after the strong quake. It can be seen that tiles were removed from the wall.

Visayas earthquake 2
Photo Source: @CNNPhilippines Twitter

Students and teachers in a school in Tanauan, Leyte were immediately requested to evacuate the building.

Visayas earthquake 3
Photo Source: @CNNPhilippines Twitter

The mall-goers were also quick to evacuate SM Legazpi, Albay after the strong shake.

Visayas earthquake 4
Photo Source: @CNNPhilippines Twitter

CNN also shared photos of a residential home in Tinambacan, Calbayog City, Samar was also affected by the Visayas earthquake.

Visayas earthquake 5
Photo Source: @CNNPhilippines Twitter

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