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LOOK: Magnitude 7 Earthquake Leaves Trail of Destruction in North Luzon

Phivolcs says Abra was the epicenter.
by Ara Eugenio
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Photo/s: Courtesy of PIA Abra

A magnitude 7 earthquake jolted Luzon island Wednesday, leaving a trail of destruction in parts of northern Luzon and with the tremor felt all the way to Metro Manila.

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Filipinos reported cracks and damage in their homes, buildings, and roads after the powerful earthquake struck 3 kilometers northwest of Tayum, Abra at 8:43 a.m.  as seen in these posts by Abra Information Center on Facebook.

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In this photo taken by San Quintin disaster risk reduction management office, only one lane of this part of the Abra-Ilocos Sur National Road in San Quintin town is seen passable due to damage left by the earthquake.

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In Vigan City, Ilocos Norte, residents have also reported damage in churches, roads, and some tourist attractions. 

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Phivolcs have warned of aftershocks and damage following the magnitude 7 earthquake.

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