The US Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Luzon, on the northern shore of Manila Bay, on Monday, April 22. The quake struck around 17:11 (local time) on Monday, approximately 25 km (15 mi) south of Angeles (Pampanga province, Central Luzon region) at a depth of 40 km (25 mi). The earthquake was felt in Manila, approximately 64 km (40 mi) away. Further aftershocks are possible in the coming hours and days along with infrastructure damage.
Individuals in Central Luzon are advised to be prepared for aftershocks and to adhere to instructions issued by local authorities. In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves from falling debris if indoors, to move away from windows, and not attempt to leave the building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.
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