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Tsunami in Zamboanga in 1976

#DidYouKnow about 4,000 people died from tsunami caused by the magnitude 8.1 earthquake along Cotabato trench on August 17, 1976 at 12:11 AM (PST).

Tsunami waves as high as nine (9) meters struck the town of Lebak in Sultan Kudarat. It inundated almost all coastal towns of provinces bordering Moro Gulf such as Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga Del Sur, Lanao Del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi Tawi and cities of Cotabato and Zamboanga.

Be infomed. Be prepared. Join us in the observance of the World Tsunami Awareness Day on November 5 &6:

#WTAD2018 #TsunamiDay #HandaAngMayAlam

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