Philippines earthquake

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On the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale occurred near the city of Surigao on Feb. 11. Four people were killed and more than 100, injured. More than 90 aftershocks were recorded.

Including the collapse of a hotel and of a bridge, the quake damaged buildings and infrastructure and left many residents without power or water. The Surigao Airport closed temporarily because cracks had formed on runways.

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On the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale occurred near the city of Surigao on Feb. 11. Four people were killed and more than 100, injured. More than 90 aftershocks were recorded.

Including the collapse of a hotel and of a bridge, the quake damaged buildings and infrastructure and left many residents without power or water. The Surigao Airport closed temporarily because cracks had formed on runways.