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Earthquake: 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippine, damages buildings

Manila: A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake was felt within the northern Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake within the capital Manila triggered cracks in buildings and folks rushed out of their properties in worry. Officers mentioned that no casualties have been reported up to now.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology mentioned the epicenter of the quake was positioned in a mountainous space in Abra province at a depth of 25 kilometers from the bottom, and a number of other aftershocks had been felt after the quake. Officers mentioned that the robust tremors of the earthquake triggered cracks within the partitions of buildings and homes. The US Geological Survey gave the quake a magnitude of seven.0, whereas its epicenter is claimed to be 10 kilometers beneath the bottom. It’s value noting that the Philippines is an earthquake-prone area. About 2,000 folks had been killed in a 7.7-magnitude earthquake within the nation in 1990.

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