Moment schoolchildren are evacuated as earthquake hits in the Philippines
Moment schoolchildren are evacuated as earthquake hits in the Philippines

Footage shows the moment schoolchildren were evacuated from the classroom after an earthquake that killed at least four people in the Philippines on Tuesday (October 29).

Kiohei Ringor from General Santos City School of Arts and Trades is seen in the video instructing the pupils to do the "duck and cover" protocol Philippines schools implement during earthquake.

After a few moments when the shaking stopped, he guided the students outside the classroom into the open field with the other classes.

At least four people have been killed and dozens more injured in the earthquake after buildings were shaken violently.

The quake's epicentre was located inland northeast of Tulunan town in Cotabato province, 972km (604 miles) south of Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

It stuck the town of Tulunan and other parts of Mindanao just two weeks after a strong quake hit the same area, killing several people and injuring dozens more.