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4.6-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Norte

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A 4.6 magnitude earthquake jolted Surigao del Norte Thursday noon but no aftershocks are expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Magnitude 6.7 quake off British Columbia coast

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The United States Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Ilocos Sur

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A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Ilocos Sur Tuesday dawn, the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No tsunami to hit PH after 6.9 quake jolts Solomon Islands–Phivolcs

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No tsunami is expected to hit the Philippines after a strong earthquake shook Solomon Islands, the state seismologist said on Saturday.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

6.6-quake hits off PNG’s Bougainville – USGS

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A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville Island Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

4.9 quake jolts Batanes on Maundy Thursday

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A 4.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Batanes late Maundy Thursday, the state seismologist said.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

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Iran’s state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The quake was moderate and no injuries were reported.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

5.5-magnitude quake hits Sultan Kudarat

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A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Sultan Kudarat on Thursday afternoon, but no aftershocks were expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

After quake, makeshift churches welcome pilgrims in Bohol

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CRANE sifts through the rubble of the damaged Our Lady of Assumption Parish Church in Dauis in Bohol. AP FILE PHOTO

The 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed centuries-old churches in Bohol province but not the spirit of its people.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Preparedness, CCT program help young mom survive ‘Yolanda’

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Learning how to keep calm during a disaster saved a young housewife in Cebu when twin disasters — a 7.2-magnitude earthquake and super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) — struck the country late last year.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Phivolcs: Surigao del Sur rocked by 4.8-magnitude quake

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A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted parts of Surigao del Sur before noon Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Tuesday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tsunami warning follows strong quake near Solomons

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A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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