A 6.9-magnitude earthquake aftermath in Central Philippines
epa03097487 Filipino children carry a pot in front of a temporary evacuation center, three days after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake, in Guihulngan Town, province of Negros Oriental, Central Philippines, 09 February 2012. More than 1,000 aftershocks have been recorded by the Philippine Institute Volcanology and Seismology since 06 February. The strongest measured magnitude 6.2. Thousands of residents in affected areas are sleeping outside for fear that their houses would collapse in the aftershocks. Some hospitals also move patients outdoors overnight. Rescuers were searching for more than 90 people reported missing after landslides in two villages in Guihulngan City and nearby La Libertad town. EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN
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