CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Several properties were damaged as a magnitude 6 earthquake jolted Lanao del Sur on Wednesday morning, April 12.
Initial reports from the local governments of Wao in Lanao del Sur and Kalilangan in Bukidnon said residential structures and public buildings were damaged by the tremor that struck around 5:21 a.m., Wednesday.
One person was reported injured in the incident.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) first reported the earthquake’s epicenter in Kalilangan but later changed it to Wao.
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Wao Municipal Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office Chief Francis Garcia said that based on their initial assessment, about 30 houses were damaged in the villages of West Kili-kili, Extension Poblacion, Serran, Panang, and Balatin.