The damaged Eva's Hotel in Kidapawan, north Cotabato province, Philippines, after the third strong quake this month jolted the region. Photo: AP

Philippines rocked by third strong earthquake in a month, killing at least 20 people

  • At least 30 people have died and a damaged hotel has buckled after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines
  • The region is still recovering from a deadly quake on Tuesday, and another earlier this month
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The damaged Eva's Hotel in Kidapawan, north Cotabato province, Philippines, after the third strong quake this month jolted the region. Photo: AP
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The damaged town hall after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Magsaysay, in southern island of Mindanao, Philippines. Photo: AFP

Six killed in powerful Philippines earthquake, two weeks after same region hit by another deadly tremor

  • At least six people have died after the quake hit the island of Mindanao near Davao City, in the same region where a deadly quake struck earlier this month
  • The Philippines is part of the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’, an arc of intense seismic activity that stretches from Japan and across the Pacific basin
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The damaged town hall after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Magsaysay, in southern island of Mindanao, Philippines. Photo: AFP
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