Manila, Philippines • A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck in the central Philippines on Tuesday morning, collapsing roofs and buildings, cracking walls and roads and killing at least six people.
The quake was centered 56 kilometers (35 miles) deep below Carmen town on Bohol Island and was felt across the region.
Radio station DZMM quoted civil defense officials as saying that four people died when part of a fish port collapsed in nearby Cebu city, across the strait from Bohol.
Two more people died and 19 were injured when the roof of a market in Mandaue in Cebu province collapsed, according to TV reports. People rushed out of buildings and homes, including hospitals as aftershocks continued.