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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits parts of Luzon

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 23 2019 03:02 AM | Updated as of Apr 23 2019 06:53 AM

A magnitude-6.1 earthquake hit parts of Luzon on Monday, forcing evacuations from buildings in Metro Manila and suspension of railway operations and several malls and offices. 

At least two people died in Pampanga. A four-storey building housing the Chuzon Supermarket, also in Porac, collapsed, trapping people inside. Rescue operations are ongoing. 

Here are some select images from Manila and Pampanga. 

Rescuers search for survivors and clean debris after a four-storey building housing the Chuzon Supermarket in Porac, Pampanga collapsed following a 6.1 earthquake that rocked parts of Luzon. Authorities confirmed that several people are trapped inside and rescue operations are ongoing. Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News

Rescuers search for survivors and clean debris after a four-storey building housing the Chuzon Supermarket in Porac, Pampanga collapsed following a 6.1 earthquake that rocked parts of Luzon. Authorities confirmed that several people are trapped inside as rescue operations are ongoing. Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News

BGC residents stay outside of high-rise buildings in Taguig City on Monday after an intensity 6.1 earthquake hit Luzon. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Employees are seen at an open area in Manila, after an earthquake rocked the Philippines on Monday. Noel Celis, AFP

Wearing protective helmets, employees evacuate their office building following an earthquake in Manila, Monday. Aaron Favila, AP

People gather outside a shopping mall after a powerful earthquake rocked Manila on Monday. Ted Aljibe, AFP

A BGC resident takes a call as she stays outside of high-rise buildings in Taguig City on Monday after an intensity 6.1 earthquake hit Luzon. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Residents sit outside after being evacuated from a condominium building after an earthquake in Makati City on Monday. Neil Jerome Morales, Reuters

Patients of the ManilaMed - Medical Center Manila in U.N. Avenue are taken out of the hospital building after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit parts of Luzon on Monday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

People are forced to evacuate Greenbelt 3 in Makati after a 6.1 quake was felt in parts of Luzon on Monday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Workers of the MRT-3 line assess any possible damage to the tracks after a magnitude 6.1 quake hit parts of Luzon on Monday. The MRT-3 line suspended operations to ensure the safety of passengers and check for any structural damage. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Commuters scramble for a bus ride as the MRT-3 closed down for safety purposes following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit Luzon on Monday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

The Emilio Aguinaldo College along San Marcelino Street in Manila leans on another building following a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit parts of Luzon on Monday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News