Mallgoers evacuate, power transformer explodes as strong quake hits Mindanao

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 15 2019 03:57 PM | Updated as of Dec 15 2019 07:25 PM

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Christian Bretana

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake forced residents of Davao region and nearby provinces into the streets Sunday.

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The powerful temblor caused a power transformer to explode in Davao City. It also disrupted an activity of senior citizens in Barangay 21-C in Davao City.

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Claaydee Jardinzy
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Video courtesy of Fredzon Sagarino

Mallgoers at KCC Mall of Marbel in Koronadal City evacuated as the earthquake struck.

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Traffic in General Santos City also halted.

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The quake was also felt in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte.

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-- With reports from Vina Araneta-Pilapil, Kent Abrigana, Jay Dayupay, Francis Magbanua, and Andoreena Causon, ABS-CBN News