The number of people who have died in a major tremor that struck the Philippines on Monday has risen to eleven, with 24 people remain missing, AP reports.
Previously, it was reported that eight people had lost their lives when a building collapsed as a result of the earthquake.
The US Geological Survey reported that a 6.3-magnitude earthquake occured one kilometre north-northeast of Gutad, Philippines on Monday, 22 April at 9:11 (UTC).
The quake hit 60 km (37 miles) northwest of Manila at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The USGS initially reported a magnitude of 6.4 but downgraded it slightly afterwards.
Employees of the Senate and the GSIS exit their respective offices after the strong quake. pic.twitter.com/jWNzZjvkAh— Senate of the Philippines (@senatePH) 22 апреля 2019 г.