Puerto Rico Governor, Wanda Vazquez fired the director of the island's emergency management agency after a video of the warehouse filled with disaster supplies appeared on Facebook.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the quake struck 518 kilometres west of Vancouver.
Police said a rescue operation had been launched at a heavily damaged market building near the 6.8 magnitude quake's epicentre, which is about 90 kilometres from the major city of Davao.
At least 47 victims were rescued alive, officials said, but the number of people who may still be buried amid rubble remains unknown.
Emergency workers try to save survivors from the ruins of an earthquake in Albania, as aftershocks hampered search efforts.
Albania was hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, followed by 250 aftershocks. Local rescue workers are receiving help from Turkish rescue teams and the UN says it is sending in technical experts.
The most powerful earthquake to strike the country in decades shakes the capital Tirana and the country's west and north, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble.
A powerful earthquake struck the metropolis on Thursday, according to Turkey’s monitoring center. The National Disaster Management Agency (AFAD) said that a 5.8 magnitude tremor hit the Sea of Marmara at 1:59 PM.
At least 100 people injured and more than 2,000 evacuated, officials say, as temblor strikes about 37 kilometres offshore northeast of Ambon in Maluku province.
A temblor of 5.7 magnitude strikes Sea of Marmara, shakes buildings and damages a mosque in Istanbul. Quake also felt in Tekirdag, Bursa, and Kocaeli provinces.
The epicentre of the 5.6-magnitude quake was near Durres, less than 40 km west of the capital Tirana.
Strong but shallow earthquake jolts Athens, knocking out phone and cellphone service and sending worried residents rushing into the streets. No immediate reports of damage or injuries so far.
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