At 6.13 am on Wednesday, the Philippines began to experience strong earthquake vibrations. According to an ANI report; on the Richter scale, the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.0. During this time, no injuries have been reported, and no tsunami warning has been issued. According to the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Philippines, the earthquake’s epicenter was 25 kilometers beneath the surface, in the mountains of the province of Abra.
Even after the earthquake, aftershocks continued to occur
After the earthquake, a number of aftershocks were felt. According to officials, the powerful shakes of the earthquake caused cracks in the walls of homes and businesses. It is important to note that the Philippines is an area that is prone to earthquakes. In the nation in 1990, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake claimed the lives of about 2,000 individuals.
Metro train stopped
Manila experienced a significant tremor, according to the transport ministry. In the wake of the earthquake, the metro rail system was shut down. A number of other buildings in the capital have been evacuated, including the Senate. There is a possibility that the earthquake may damage Abra.