A ceiling collapsed in one of the classrooms of the Salud Cagas Technical and Vocational High School in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur after some parts of Davao region experienced a strong earthquake Tuesday evening.
Aside from the ceiling, other rooms of the school also sustained damage - from toppled bookshelves to broken glass that fell from cabinets.
State seismologists said a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck at 8:37 p.m. at a depth of 14 kilometers southwest of Makilala town in North Cotabato.
Intensity 5 was recorded in Makilala, North Cotabato; Kidapawan City; Koronadal City and Santa Cruz, Davao Del Sur, while Intensity 4 was recorded in Davao City, in the towns of Polomolok, Tupi, Tampakan, Santo Nino, Tacurong City and Quirino in Sultan Kudarat, and in Glan and Malungon in Sarangani.
Intensity 3 was felt in General Santos City and Kiamba, Sarangani, while Intensity 2 was felt in Cotabato City and Nabunturan, Compostela Valley.