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4 dead, lots injured as destructive magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolts Mindanao


Authorities listed at least four people were killed after a destructive magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes parts of Mindanao.


Nestor Narciso, 66, died after he was hit by debris in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, a 15 year old teenage also died due to the quake according to Magsaysay Mayor Arthur Davin of Davao del Sur.

Two others were found dead in Barangay Lanao Kuran in Arakan town, Cotabato province, according to data Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management.


According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the tectonic quake struck northeast of Tulunan, Cotabato with a strenght of Magnitude 6.6.

Intensity VII or listed as destructive shaking was felt in Tulunan and Makilala, Cotabato; Kidapawan City; Malungon, and Sarangani while Intensity VI or very strong shaking was recorded in Davao City; Koronadal City; and Cagayan de Oro City.


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