A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has been reported in Clark. All flights have been cancelled at Clark International Airport following the damage and the airport is temporary closed for 24 hours. Other parts of Luzon are also affected.
The earthquake news bulletin from from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reports the intensities and areas affected by the quake. Netizens have shared photos and videos about the quake on social media. Below is a screenshot of the Phivolcs report
Earthquake in Luzon, Clark International Airport Temporarily Closed
In a report from GMA News, a statement was sent to reporters by the Department of Transportation spokesperson Goddes Libiran wherein the temporary closure is meant to assess the airport until the it safe for public use.
A post on Twitter from user @lancelauren_ shows the damage at the building
CLARK AIRPORT. GRABE GUYS STAY SAFE :–( pic.twitter.com/X21dIa4C8z
— Lance Lauren (@lancelauren_) April 22, 2019
Below is another post from user @TristanNodalo that shows the damage at the boundary between Pampanga and Bataan.
It mentions that “WATCH: Allan Belleza took this video showing the damaged boundary arch separating Pampanga and Bataan, right after a magnitude 6.1 quake hits Zambales”
WATCH: Allan Belleza took this video showing the damaged boundary arch separating Pampanga and Bataan, right after a magnitude 6.1 quake hits Zambales @cnnphilippines pic.twitter.com/I9zqCE5ERw
— Tristan (@TristanNodalo) April 22, 2019
Here’s another tweet coming from @GMANews showing broken glasses from storefronts in Angelez, Pampanga
Nabasag ang mga salamin ng mga restaurant sa Angeles, Pampanga matapos ang naitalang lindol kanina. #lindol #earthquake (Courtesy: Ianne Kho) pic.twitter.com/NLZqyA2PJ4
— GMA News (@gmanews) April 22, 2019
Please stay safe everyone!