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Entire office shakes and workers scream as earthquake hits the Philippines

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Entire office shakes and workers scream as earthquake hits the Philippines

Entire office shakes and workers scream as earthquake hits the Philippines

This is the terrifying moment an entire office shook and workers ran screaming for the exits when an earthquake hit the Philippines this morning (October 29).

The 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck at 9:04 am local time on Mindanao island in the south of the country.

Footage shows an office inside a block in General Santos City, with the blinds shaking and items being thrown to the ground as the lights swing from the ceiling.

Terrified workers scream as they run for the fire escape.

Staff said that everybody escaped unharmed.

Local media reported that elsewhere in the region, a 15-year-old high-school student from Davao del Sur province was killed by a hollow block.

One other person was killed and several others injured while more are missing.

The quake's epicentre was located inland northeast of Tulunan town in Cotabato province, 972km (604 miles) south of Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

It struck the town of Tulunan and other parts of Mindanao just two weeks after a strong quake hit the same area, killing several people and injuring dozens more.


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