LOOK: Cracks in concrete, people in streets as quake hits Eastern Samar

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 23 2019 03:53 PM | Updated as of Apr 23 2019 05:18 PM

MANILA (UPDATE) - In the wake of a strong earthquake that hit Luzon on Monday, another powerful temblor was recorded in Visayas on Tuesday afternoon. 

Those in areas affected by the 6.5-magnitude quake that struck in Eastern Samar quickly took to social media to share photos and videos of the quake and its impact. 

In the photos and videos, people could be seen quickly evacuating buildings. Some photos also showed cracks on concrete roads and electric wires swaying.

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Wires sway due to an earthquake in Butuan City. Rex Gaitano, ABS-CBN News

 

Patients and employees of the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center went out of the hospital building after a strong quake jolted Tacloban City Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy of RJ Sangcap

Employees of the provincial capitol in Bacolod City were evacuated from their offices after a quake struck Eastern Samar Tuesday. Barbara Mijares, ABS-CBN News

The hand of a religious image fell off after a quake struck San Julian, Eastern Samar Tuesday. Courtesy of Francis Nacario

Grocery items are scattered on the floor of a supermarket in Catarman, Northern Samar after a strong quake hit Tuesday afternoon. Bayan Patroller Jessalyn Pastorfide

Tuesday's quake shook tiles off walls of a hotel in Tacloban City. Bayan Patroller Marvin Cruz

The shaking toppled shelves and other items in a house in Catarman, Northern Samar Tuesday. Bayan Patroller Zyra Fortes

Cracks show in the cement of a bridge in San Julian and Sulat, Eastern Samar after a quake hit the area Tuesday. Bayan Patroller Leslie Nicart

Walls of a barangay hall in Tacloban show cracks. Geron Ponferrada, ABS-CBN News

Employees of the Iloilo City Hall evacuate after a strong quake hit on Tuesday. Courtesy of Runji Jamolo

Employees and clients vacate the SSS Bacolod building. Courtesy of Donna Lesondato

The earthquake was also felt in parts of southern Luzon.

According to Phivolcs, aftershocks and property damage are expected, but there is no threat of a tsunami.