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Tue 23 Apr 2019 10:28 AM

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In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines

The 6.3 magnitude quake struck northwest of the capital on Monday. At least five people were killed when buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.

In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
Rescue workers carry victim from a collapsed Chuzon Super Market in Porac, Pampanga, after a powerful earthquake hit northern Philippines on April 22, 2019.
In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
Rescuers search for survivors trapped in the debris of a four-story commercial building, which collapsed following a 6.3 magnitude earthquake, on April 23, 2019 in Porac in Pampanga province, Philippines.
In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
At least five people were killed when buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.
In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
Rescuers using heavy equipment and their bare hands to hunt for survivors in the rubble left by the strongest quake to strike close to the densely populated Philippine capital in years.
In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
Residents in Manila described it as the strongest quake in years.
In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
Employees are seen at an open area in Manila, after an earthquake rocked the Philippines on April 22, 2019.
In pictures: Powerful earthquake hits Philippines
A church worker walks past rubble of the 18th century St. Catherine of Alexandria after its bell tower was destroyed following a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Porac, pampanga province on April 23, 2019.