|Philippines : Earthquake : 1999/12/12|
|Outline||A strong earthquake hit Luzon 12 December 1999, at 02:03 hrs local time. The earthquake measured 6.8 on the Richter scale.. The main quake lasted for more than 20 seconds and was followed by a series of strong aftershocks. Six people were reportedly killed and at least 40 people were injured, mostly by debris falling from damaged walls and roofs in their homes.
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|Initial estimates for damage caused by the quake were not yet available although at least 30 houses were partially destroyed in Zambales.
Several bridges, water pumping stations and public buildings in Manila and Pangasinan suffered "minor damage" .