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.
Rescue workers carry victim from a collapsed Chuzon Super Market in Porac, Pampanga, after a powerful earthquake hit northern Philippines on April 22, 2019. 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. 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. 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. Residents in Manila described it as the strongest quake in years. Employees are seen at an open area in Manila, after an earthquake rocked the Philippines on April 22, 2019. 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.