Magnitude 4.3 quake shakes Davao Occidental — Phivolcs

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:08:25 +0000

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Davao Occidental on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The epicenter of the tremor at 1:14 p.m. was at 260 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town in Davao Occidental. It was tectonic in origin and had a 47-kilometer depth of focus. No aftershocks or damage are […]

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Phivolcs launches web tool for tsunami hazards

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:58:59 +0000

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) launched a web-based tool that could provide information on tsunami hazards in an area. The GeoAnalytics is a web-based application that shows tsunami exposure analysis and visualization tool of a barangay or village, municipality and province, which can be used in disaster risk management. Like the HazardHunterPH, […]

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Cotabato aftershocks diminish but area remains ‘highly stressed’ – Phivolcs

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 07:30:00 +0000

THE number of aftershocks to the strong quakes in Cotabato has diminished, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Officer-in-Charge Renato U. Solidum, Jr. said. As of 7 a.m. on Tuesday, a total of 2,870 aftershocks had been recorded, with 1,304 plotted or located by instruments and 208 “felt” by people or with instrumental intensities since the […]

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Magnitude 4.4 hits Sarangani – Phivolcs

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 07:10:12 +0000

ANOTHER magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck parts of Southern Mindanao anew, following the 4.5 tremor in Cotabato early Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the epicenter of the tremor that was felt at 1:03 p.m. was 153 kilometers southwest of Sarangani and Davao Occidental It was tectonic in origin and […]

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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 4.2 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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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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Several aftershocks follow twin Batanes quakes

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 02:13:51 +0000

Several aftershocks follow twin Batanes quakes

Following the magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 earthquakes that shook Batanes Saturday morning, residents of the country’s northernmost province continue to experience several aftershocks.

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