Strong earthquakes unleash tragedy in northern Philippines

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#Manila: At least eight people were killed and 60 others injured in a series of strong earthquakes that jolted the #Philippines’ northernmost province on Saturday, officials said.
The first quake, magnitude 5.4, struck 12 kilometres north-east of the island town of Itbayat in #Batanes province, 695km north of the capital Manila, at 4.16am, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
More than three hours later, a magnitude 5.9 #quake hit 21km north-east from Itbayat, Phivolcs added.
From: smh.com.au
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