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New earthquake hits the Philippines

Another earthquake has hit the Philippines and it's already the day after a tremble, that has killed 11 people.

This writes the news agency AP.

The new earthquake hit on Tuesday afternoon local time and had its epicenter in the eastern part of the island of Samar.

the Earthquake was measured 6,3 on the Richter scale, and thus it is more powerful than the earthquake of 6.1 that struck the Philippines on Monday and killed 11 people.

so far there are no reports of casualties in Tuesday's earthquake.

the 112 - 22. apr. 2019 - at. 13:22 Earthquake hits the Philippines

Since Monday, rescue workers searched for survivors in the debris of buildings collapsed by the earthquake.

the 112 - 22. apr. 2019 - at. 21:12 Caught in the rubble: - Can be heard crying in pain

A building of four floors collapsed, and since then rescue workers searched for survivors on the deaths in the building. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix.

Monday's earthquake had its epicenter about 60 kilometers from the capital Manila, but it could be felt in the metropolis, where it caused buildings to sway for several minutes.

We were nervous and we were giddy. I ran downstairs with three children, tells Arlene Puno, there are domestic workers in an apartment in one of the high-rises in Manila's financial district.

the Philippines is located in an area of a part of seismic activity, and it means that earthquakes regularly occur in the country.

After the earthquake on Monday, there have been about 400 minor aftershocks. Several of them have been so small that you may not be able to notice them.

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