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7.2 Quake Collapses Hospital in Philippines

At least 93 dead in 7.2-magnitude event

(Newser) - A 7.2 quake shook the central Philippines today, killing at least 93 and toppling structures including a hospital and the bell tower at the country's oldest church. The lion's share of those deaths—77 so far—have come on the island of Bohol, which is where the... More »

Deadly 6.8 Quake Rocks Philippines

At least 42 dead, houses buried

(Newser) - A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook the central Philippines today, killing at least 42 people and triggering a local tsunami alert. Houses were buried, windows were shattered, and walls were cracked by the shaker, causing panicked residents to flee their homes, schools, offices, and stores. The quake struck in a... More »

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