At least nine people died in an earthquake on Mindanao, Philippines

earthquake on Mindanao, Philippines, Jon Smitt
earthquake on Mindanao, Philippines

AtleastninepeoplediedinanearthquakeonTuesdayontheislandofMindanaoinsouthernPhilippines. ThiswasreportedbythenewspaperManilaBulletin.

Previouslyreportedtwodead. Itisnotedthatamongthevictimsofthedisaster, childrenandadolescentscaughtinrubbleduringevacuationfromschools. Searchandrescueoperationsareongoing.

Accordingtoreports, infrastructurewasdamagedindifferentpartsoftheisland. Authoritiesaretryingtoestablishtheexactnumberofvictims.

AsthePhilippineInstituteofVolcanologyandSeismologyreported, themagnitudeoftheearthquakewas6.6. Undergroundpointswererecordedat09:04localtime (04:04Moscowtime). Thefocusoftheelementsliesatadepthofabout7km. Soonafter, theEuro-MediterraneanSeismologicalCenterrecordedoscillations58kmnorthwestofthecityofDavaowithmagnitudesof5.2and5.1.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in the Philippines

people died earthquake Mindanao Philippines
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