MANILA, Philippines – A strong undersea earthquake rocked the southern Philippines on Friday, sending shopping center roofs collapsing to the bottom as customers screamed. There have been no instant experiences of accidents, and no tsunami warning was issued.
The US Geological Survey mentioned the 6.7-magnitude quake struck about 15 miles from Burias on the southern tip of the Philippines. She added that its heart was at a depth of 48 miles.
Movies posted on social media confirmed ceilings falling in two giant malls whereas columns swayed and folks trembled and screamed in worry. SM Metropolis Common Santos Mall and Robinsons GenSan Mall have introduced short-term closure. There have been no experiences of accidents.
The Presidential Palace mentioned President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has instructed authorities companies to make sure the protection and well-being of all these affected by the earthquake.
The Philippines is uncovered to common earthquakes and volcanic eruptions as a result of its location on the Pacific “Ring of Fireplace,” an arc of seismic faults across the ocean.