collapsed buildings, cracks and stone chips in the streets: In the case of an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 in the North of the Philippines at least two people have been killed.
at Least two people are killed in an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 in the North of the Philippines claimed the lives of. Dozens more were injured, said the province gourverneurin of Pampanga, Lilia Pineda.
The collapse of a wall in the town of Lubao, North of Manila, the capital of a girl and her grandmother were killed. At least 20 people had been injured in the collapse of a four storey building. On the ground floor was a supermarket. The TV channel ANC Pineda said there people are buried there, rescuers were on the way.
After the earthquake, people gather in front of the building.the epicenter was in the town of Castillejos
The earthquake waiting to Phivolcs in Quezon City, said the epicenter of the quake was in the town of Castillejos. Local media reported that some buildings had collapsed and people in a panic on the street ran.
Along the main road were observed, therefore, cracks and stone chips. A Tsunami warning was not expected, Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum said. He called on the people, however, because of the potential for aftershocks of caution.
according to Reports, the quake in the whole of the greater region of Metro Manila, was felt in the Philippine capital. People fled from offices and commercial buildings. The operation of the monorail in the Metropolitan area of Manila has been reasons, according to the technical Director, Michael Equal security for the time being set.
Castillejos is located on the land about 140 kilometers from Manila. The Philippines are on the Pacific ring of fire. About 90 percent of all earthquakes occur in the world. The last major quake with a magnitude of 7.1 had tasted in October 2013, more than 220 people.