After the M6.5 Leyte Quake: Images of Destruction

The M6.5 Leyte Quake: Images of Destruction. Photos by Jervis Manahan for

On July 6, 2017, at 4:03:53 pm, a Magnitude 6.5 tectonic earthquake jolted the Philippines, with its epicenter in Leyte. PHIVOLCS has expected damages and more aftershocks.

Here are images from the town of Kananga and from Ormoc City where seismologists reported Intensity-7 tremors. Still recovering from the ravages of super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), the province has been battered yet again by another disaster.



[Entry 233, The SubSelfie Blog]

About the Author:

Jervis Manahan.

Jervis Manahan is a News Reporter for PTV 4. He is a Contributor for and part of the original roster that founded the site. He was previously a News Writer for 24 Oras and Unang Balita, and a News Researcher for State of the Nation with Jessica Soho. Broadcast Communication 2012, UP Diliman. Read more of his articles here.

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