Philippines quake sparks mass evacuation and tsunami fears
10 April, 2017, 02:27 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
However, Phivolcs said the origin of the quake is also near the local fault along Mabini, Batangas.
On February 11, an natural disaster of magnitude 6.7 struck the southern island of Mindanao, claiming eight lives and injuring around 200 others.
A 5.0 quake hit in the same region after another 20 minutes, according to United States geologists.
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According to Phivolcs, the first two tremors generated Intensity VII in Mabini and Intensity VI in the municipalities of Calatagan, Nasugbu and Tingloy, all in Batangas.
AFP reporters said they saw people running out of office buildings in Manila's financial district.
Photo taken by Ryan Panganiban Valle, shows the damaged wall of a building at the Camp Netanya Resort in Mabini, Batangas.
Intensity V was recorded in Batangas City, Sto.
Office workers in the capital of Manila, about 68 miles away, were seen rushing out of buildings after feeling the tremors.
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The Philippines is located in the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where about 90 percent of the world's earthquakes occur.
House Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu, who represents Batangas' second district which was hardest hit by the quake, said his constituents are in "dire need of tents, food and water".
Movement was also felt in Batangas, Cavite and Quezon Province.
Power interruptions were reported at SM Calamba, Calamba City and Batangas towns of Taal, San Pascual, Lian, Tuy, Balayan, Calaca, Lemery and Batangas City, but power was immediately restored after the tremors, according to Olivia M. Luces, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Regional Director and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) Chair. "So there is no need to conduct relief operation", he also said.
"It would be best if they will just stay inside their homes".
Aside from houses, hospitals were also damaged in the tremors.
Mercado also reported that the Taal municipal hall also suffered a crack on the right side of the building.
Kristofferson Vidad, a science research assistant at Phivolcs, said that as of 8 a.m. yesterday, 983 aftershocks from Tuesday's quake have been recorded.
In Quezon, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Action Officer Henry Buzar said the province felt a 2.8 magnitude shaker at 3:09 p.m., 2.9 magnitude at 3:10 p.m. and 2.7 magnitude at 3:11 p.m. People were allowed back in after a few minutes.
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