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No tsunami threat to PH after Papua New Guinea quake – Phivolcs

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The state seismologist said the country is not threatened by a tsunami after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit nearby Papua New Guinea on Friday.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Chile’s 8.2 quake poses no tsunami threat to PH


The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Wednesday said there was no tsunami threat to the Philippines following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off Chile.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 earthquakes hit North Cotabato

Source: Phivolcs website

A series of earthquakes, the strongest recorded at a magnitude 4.5, jolted parts of North Cotabato Sunday morning.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4.1 magnitude quake hit off Davao Occidental coast

Davao Occidental quake

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolted off the coast of Davao Occidental before noon Monday, the state seismologist said.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Is your house quake-ready? 12 questions


In the event of an earthquake, just how safe is your house?

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Ilocos Norte folk alerted for quakes

LAOAG CITY—Following a series of earthquakes that struck off Ilocos Norte this week, local officials asked residents to stay on alert for stronger ground-shaking and aftershocks that may hit their areas anytime.   A bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that at least 14 earthquakes have hit Ilocos Norte [...]

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4.6-magnitude quake jolts Marinduque

From Phivolcs latest earthquake bulletin

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Marinduque Monday morning and was felt all the way to Quezon City, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bohol quake is 4,465th aftershock from October tremor


The 4.3 magnitude earthquake that shook portions of the Central Visayas Sunday afternoon was an aftershock of the powerful temblor that jolted Bohol and Cebu provinces two months ago, an official said.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Magnitude 4.5 aftershock jolts Bohol, Cebu

Image by Phivolcs

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted on Tuesday afternoon Bohol and Cebu provinces, which were still reeling from the effects of the magnitude 7.2 temblor last October 15.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Quake impact review for megadam urged


Groups opposing the construction of an P11.2-billion multipurpose megadam in Iloilo province have called for an earthquake impact assessment on the project in the aftermath of the massive devastation brought by the 7.2-magnitude temblor that ravaged Bohol and Cebu provinces.

Posted: October 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bohol, Cebu hit by magnitude 5.1, 5.0 aftershocks

Photo shows damaged structures and part of the Our Lady of Light Catholic church after a powerful earthquake struck Loon town, Bohol province, on Tuesday Oct. 15, 2013.  AP FILE PHOTO

Bohol and Cebu provinces were rattled Sunday morning by magnitude 5 earthquakes, two of over 2,000 aftershocks recorded on Sunday by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) from the powerful tremor that jolted the provinces last week.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Are you ready to rumble? Check Metro hazard maps


“Though earthquakes may cause buildings to tremble/ Buildings will not crumble and people inside will not stumble/ And in the very near future, all the communities are resilient and they will say / They are all ready to rumble with the temblor of the earthquakes that may affect Metro Manila’s concrete jungle.”

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

New fault system could be the cause of Bohol quake—Phivolcs


A new fault system may be the actual culprit behind the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 156 people in Bohol and nearby provinces, a government seismologist told Radyo Inquirer 990AM on Thursday.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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