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Malls’ glass door, floor damaged by 6.1-quake in Central Luzon

Malls' glass door, floor damaged by 6.1-quake in Central Luzon

People rush outside SM Olongapo as a magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes part of Luzon on April 22, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

ZAMBALES, Philippines — The glass door of a fast-food restaurant at SM Pampanga and a portion of the floor at SM Olongapo were damaged due to the magnitude 6.1 quake that jolted parts of Luzon on Monday afternoon.

The electricity supply in the City of San Fernando was reportedly cut off as a preemptive measure. People were also seen rushing outside the malls in Pampanga and Olongapo City.

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Malls' glass door, floor damaged by 6.1-quake in Central Luzon

Grocery items are seen scattered inside a convenience store in Olongapo City after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolted part of Luzon on April 22, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

In its initial earthquake bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake struck 2 kilometers northeast of this town at 5.11 p.m.

The earthquake was of tectonic origin had a depth of 21 kilometers. Intensity 5 was felt in San Felipe, Zambales, and Quezon City.

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The tremor was also felt in Baguio City, Pampanga, and Bataan. /ee

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