Earthquake Of 7.1 Magnitude Jolts Northern Philippines; 4 Dead & 60 Injured
An earthquake of 7.1 magnitude on the richter scale struck the central Luzon island in the Philippines, on July 27. According to Interior and Local government secretary Benhur Abalos, at least four persons were killed and 60 others were injured. Abalos then stated that at least 60 landslides were triggered because of the quake. Furthermore, the quake affected 15 provinces, 15 cities, 218 municipalities and 6,756 villages.