Bohol Earthquake: Quake affects Cebu damaging several structures

14 Oct


Cebu City – A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Bohol at 8:12 am this morning. The epicenter was 21 km NorthEast of Tagbilaran City, Bohol.   The earthquake was strongly felt in Bohol and the nearby island of Cebu. Several aftershocks were felt after the earthquake. Several buildings in Cebu and Bohl were damaged including the Cebu Doctor’s University in the Reclamation Area. The Sto. Nino Church in Cebu suffered heavy damage while Loboc Church in Bohol had extensive damage. Here are some photos on some buildings and structures in Cebu:

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Ceiling near one of the entrances in Ayala Center Mall (from Dr. Bajarias FB pics)

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Loboc Church in Bohol is destroyed courtesy of Robert Michel Poole from Twitter

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Gaisano Country Mall in Banilad

Tinder Box after the tremors

Tinder Box after the tremors

Gaisano Country Mall (courtesy of Gem Salas Bernido)

Gaisano Country Mall (courtesy of Gem Salas Bernido)

Patients of local hospitals were ordered to get out of the hospital buildings (courtesy of  Engr. Ruben Lawas)

Patients of local hospitals were ordered to get out of the hospital buildings (courtesy of Engr. Ruben Lawas)

Heritage churches before and after.

Heritage churches before and after.

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Chocolate Hills after quake (from Hernel Tocmo via Instagram)

Cebu Doctor's University collapsed roof overhead shot

Cebu Doctor’s University collapsed roof overhead shot

Abatan Bridge, Maribojoc

Abatan Bridge, Maribojoc

No classes in Cebu City tomorrow as engineers will assess the school building structures city-wide.  No classes as well in Bohol and the rest of Cebu province. Residents in affected areas are advised to stay alert for possible aftershocks.

Feel free to send or post your photos in this blog.  You may also email pictures at caloyolano@gmail.com .

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