Davao quake topples waiting shed, injures 2


Posted at Feb 23 2017 10:45 AM | Updated as of Feb 23 2017 11:02 AM


A Magnitude 4.6 earthquake toppled a concrete waiting shed in front of a school in Davao City Thursday morning, injuring at least two people.

A Facebook live video by ABS-CBN correspondent Francis Magbanua showed Rescue 911 personnel helping an injured woman who was hit by a waiting shed in front of Teodoro Palma Gil Elementary School.

Photo by Vina Araneta

The video also showed pupils of the school staying outside the building.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake struck at 09:50:16 AM and was tectonic in origin.

The quake was felt at Intensity IV in Davao City.

A Magnitude 4.2 quake also struck Montevista, Compostela Valley at 9:50 am.

Photo by Vina Araneta