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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: APRIL 23, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 23 2019 11:37 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos

Rescuers dig for more bodies in Porac

Rescuers carry a victim out of the rubble of Chuzon Building in Porac, Pampanga that collapsed in the aftermath of an earthquake on Monday. At least 5 people were killed and dozens were hurt after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Zambales, Pampanga, Metro Manila, and parts of Luzon in the late afternoon. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN news

Luzon quake damages supermarket in Porac

Workers use heavy equipment to clear an area as rescue efforts continue for people trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga on Monday. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Luzon, with its epicenter in Castillejos, Zambales, on April 22, damaging buildings, roads, churches and knocked out power supply in Pampanga. Vhic Y Naluz, AP

Searching for survivors

Rescue workers search through rubble in Porac, Pampanga, after a powerful earthquake on Monday. Rescue teams used heavy equipment and their bare hands to search for survivors trapped inside the damaged Chuzon Supermarket building. Noel Celis, AFP

Quake damage in Guagua

A woman gets help as she shows a huge crack that cut through her house in San Rafael, Guagua, Pampanga on Tuesday. The provincial government of Pampanga is preparing to declare a state of calamity as the intensity 5.7 earthquake damaged structures around the province. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN news

Quake aftermath in Porac

A woman seems distraught as she and her neighbors on Tuesday assessed the damage in their house in the aftermath of an earthquake that rocked Barangay Pio in Porac, Pampanga the day before. The magnitude-6.1 quake that struck Luzon on Monday destroyed several concrete houses in Porac and affected 500 families. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Broken road after Samar quake

Motorists drive past a damaged road in Barangay Casoroy, San Julian, Eastern Samar on Tuesday. A strong earthquake hit parts of Eastern Visayas, with its epicenter in San Julian, Eastern Samar less than 24 hours after another earthquake hit Luzon late Monday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Alren Beronio

Boundary arch clean-up

Workers clean up debris that fell from the Pampanga-Bataan boundary arch on Tuesday in the wake of the 6.1-magnitude quake that shook parts of Luzon. Pampanga suffered from severe damage as its ground had been softened by lahar following the June 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption, said Phivolcs director Renato Solidum. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN news

Evacuation in Porac

A man looks at his damaged home in Barangay Camias in Porac town, Pampanga before evacuating with the rest of the Aeta community a day after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit parts of Luzon. According to the community, the earthquake reminded them of the eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Structural damage was not the only disaster the community had to deal with as two men died during a landslide while two are still missing. Vincent Go, ABS-CBN news