Safety first: What to do when a deadly quake strikes


Posted at Feb 13 2017 09:35 AM | Updated as of Apr 08 2017 07:59 PM

MANILA - The Philippines straddles the Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotspot for seismic activity that is home to 75 percent of the world's active volcanoes, making it an earthquake-prone country.

On Friday, a magnitude-6.7 quake struck Surigao del Norte, leaving at least 8 people killed and destroying over a thousand houses. 

Learn how to prepare for the aftermath of an earthquake with the following safety tips from the Philippine Red Cross: