THE WORLDPOST
02/08/2012 03:31 pm ET Updated Feb 08, 2012

Philippines Earthquake 2012: Pictures Of The Damage (PHOTOS)

Monday's 6.9-magnitude earthquake in the Philippines killed more than 20 people, left many more missing and destroyed roads, homes and other property after it struck Negros Island.

The quake was caused when an undersea fault shifted 44 miles north of Dumaguete, the capital of Negros Oriental province, about 400 miles southeast of Manila. The earthquake struck at a depth of 29 miles below the surface, according to the Associated Press.

In the photos below, some of which were taken as recently as Wednesday, the damage caused by the powerful quake is clearly visible.

Click through below to see the aftermath.

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