Earthquake injures 25 people in southern Philippines
Monday, July 15, 2019
Governor Alexander Pimentel toldthe towns damaged were primarily , , , , , and .
According to the(Phivolcs), the epicenter was located roughly nine (about six ) east of Carrascal, 73 km (45 miles) north of , the capital of Surigao del Sur. Phivolcs reported the earthquake's magnitude was 5.5; United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported 5.8.
Madrid District Hospital in the town of Madrid, which sustained cracks on concrete walls with some pieces falling to the ground, treated 25 wounded people who evacuated to the hospital, CNN Philippines reported the governor said.
Earlier this year, northern Philippines suffered a 6.3 magnitude earthquake causing eleven deaths.
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