Tremor shakes Iloilo, Capiz, Negros Occidental, BicolBy Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—A strong earthquake jolted the Visayas Friday evening sending people outside their homes and causing vehicles to stop in the streets.
The earthquake, which registered a magnitude of 7.6, was felt in Iloilo City, many towns of Iloilo province, Capiz and Negros Occidental.
Tables, chairs and other furniture were visibly moving during the tremor. Many residents ran out of their homes and vehicles stopped on the roads.
In Luzon, the quake was felt at Intensity 5 in Legazpi City and Sorsogon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. With report from Mar Arguelles, Inquirer Southern Luzon