Pres. Rody Duterte Secretly Visits Earthquake-Stricken Pampanga (Photos)

The tough-talking President of the Republic of the Philippines proved once and for all that he really cared for his people, particularly those who are living in Pampanga which was recently stricken by an unexpected earthquake.

On April 22, 2015 at around 5:11 PM, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks Floridablanca, Pamapanga. Due to the damage of the earthquake brought to the lives of Pampanga residents with at least 9 people dead 7 people injured, Pres. Rody Duterte took time to adjust his schedule and sneak into Pampanga to monitor the situation.

According to the initial reports from the Pampanga Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda said 5 people in Porac and Lubao died when their houses collapsed, while 3 bodies were retrieived from a grocery store that collapsed due to the earthquake.

Right after the earthquake hits the Province of Pampanga, power outages occured all over the province.

Some of the areas and iconic destinations that suffered damage due to the 6.1 magnitude earthquake include the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Fernando, the Holy Rosary Parish Church in Angeles City, the Saint James the Apostle Church in Guagua town, the Santa Rita Cascia Parish Church in Sta. Rita town, and the Apung Mamacalulu Shrine in Angeles City.

During the visit of Pres. Rody Duterte, he conducted a situation briefing at the Pampanga Provincial Capitol after visiting the province's hardest hit areas.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake, centered on Castillejos town in Zambales, struck 5:11 pm.

The tremor, which was also felt in Metro Manila, was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 21 kilometers.

Source: Facebook / PNA

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