Philippines shaken by a 7.1 earthquake causing landslides and damage to buildings

Boulders fall as a vehicle negotiates a road during an earthquake in Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines on Wednesday July 27, 2022. Image Credit: AP

Revelation 6:12 “I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines; at least four dead, over 60 injured
  • Strong tremor damages hospital, buildings and triggers landslides in north, rattles Manila
  • A hospital in Abra province was evacuated after the building partially collapsed following the quake, but there were no casualties reported, said officials.
  • The Philippine seismology agency said landslides had been reported in some part of Abra, particularly Manabo town, following the earthquake.
  • The Philippines is prone to natural disasters and is located on the seismically active Pacific “Ring of Fire”, a band of volcanoes and fault lines that arcs round the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
  • “We don’t have power supply because that’s automatically cut off due to danger,” Villamor told DZRH radio.

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