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Woman dead in Davao del Norte after magnitude 7.4 Surigao earthquake

A mother reportedly died in Tagum City, Davao del Norte following the magnitude 7.4 earthquake that hit Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur on Saturday evening.

The woman died after a wall of a collapsed house fell over her. She was rushed to a hospital but was declared dead on arrival, according to a report by Super Radyo Davao's Jaycel Villacorte on Super Radyo dzBB.

Her husband and child also sustained injuries.

The Tagum City Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) is continuing its assessment regarding the earthquake.

The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck off the coast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur occurred at 10:37 p.m. on Saturday at a depth of 25 kilometers, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).

Its epicenter was located 30 kilometers northeast of Hinatuan town.

Almost 200 aftershocks have so far been recorded as of Sunday morning, with the strongest at magnitude 6.1. —Giselle Ombay/KG, GMA Integrated News