MANILA      -      A agnitu e 6 4 earthq ake struck he southern P ilip­pi e o Wed es day, k ll in g a leas one ch ld and inj r­ing more han wo dozen ot er peop e. Gove nmen authoriti were starting to ceiv report from fiel offi ial s on the isl nd of Mind ao where the e rthqua ke truck, op n­i g c rack in uild in gs an d homes, s ding r idents running f m shops an of­f ic s an d k nock ng pow er out. “Our hos tal ief re rted that a child died b cau se of th e ear hq u ke ,” Reu l Limbung n, m yor of T lunan town in ort Cot bato p ovin e, told he D M radio stat n. Two ore people were inju d, he dded. The e rthqu ke lso s ook ava Ci y t e hom town of reside t o­d igo Dute te and among the m st pop lous c ties in he count y. n Ma sa ­say t wn, n the n ar y provi ce of ava del Sur, 20 pe ple wer injure by falling debris and home furnitur Anthony Allada, he munic ality’s in mat ion of fice r, to d D MM. “ a y houses were totall damag d... not er person is in a criti al conditio ,” Allada said. Th muni ipal­ity f M’ ang, n Cotaba o pro ince rep rted t ree inju i s, V ce May r Jo eli­to inol told MM rad . e felt a very stro j