Most PH buildings including Batasan complex, lack earthquake alarm system — solon

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 06:18:31 +0000

House of Representatives building

MANILA, Philippines — Most buildings in the country, including the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City which is the headquarters of the House of Representatives, lack earthquake alarm systems and violate the National Building Code, 1-Pacman Rep. Enrico Pineda said Thursday. “Ako po’y nananawagan lalo na sa ating mga kababayang nakatira sa condominum or working […]

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Magnitude 4.1 quake jolts Leyte

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:20:40 +0000

Magnitude 4.1 quake jolts Leyte

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 quake hit Leyte on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. Phivolcs said the quake, which was of tectonic origin, was recorded at 7:20 p.m. and was located 12 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City. Intensity IV was reported in Ormoc City and Albuera town in […]

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Magnitude 4.4 aftershock jolts Surigao del Sur

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 08:29:42 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 aftershock hit Surigao del Sur on Sunday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.  Phivolcs said the quake was an aftershock of the magnitude 5.5 quake that hit the province last July 13.  READ: Magnitude 5.5 quake leaves 51 people hurt in Surigao del Sur The […]

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Magnitude 4.2 quake jolts Antique

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:33:19 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 quake struck Antique on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. Phivolcs said the quake was reported at 7:18 p.m. with its epicenter located 34 kilometers northwest of Patnongon town in Antique. The quake, of tectonic origin, had a depth of one kilometer, Phivolcs said. […]

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7.4-magnitude quake in Banten causes panic in Jakarta

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 03:36:26 +0000

7.4-magnitude quake in Banten causes panic in Jakarta

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the southern coast of Banten on Friday evening, with shocks felt in Jakarta and Bandung, West Java.

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Twin quakes shake Itbayat, Batanes anew

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 03:22:43 +0000

Twin quakes shake Itbayat, Batanes anew

Two earthquakes shook  Itbayat, Batanes on Saturday as the country’s northernmost municipality still reels from devastating tremors that left nine people dead late last month. 

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DSWD sends food packs, tents to Batanes quake victims

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 09:20:12 +0000

DSWD sends food packs, tents to Batanes quake victims

The DSWD said that it extended assistance to families who were affected by the twin earthquakes in the Itbayat town in Batanes.

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