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