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At least six dead from the powerful earthquake that shook the southern part of the Philippines

At least six people were killed from the strong earthquake that shook the southern part of the Philippines on Fridayaccording to a newer report by the authorities.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) announced that the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8its epicenter was located in the sea area 28 km south of Sarangani Island and the focal depth is estimated at 63 km.

Several buildings were severely damaged and the fate of two people is unknownaccording to a representative of the emergency management service.

The Philippines they are located in the so-called “ring of fire” of the Pacific Ocean, where the movements of the tectonic plates often cause earthquakes and intense volcanic activity.


Source: News Beast

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