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Death toll from magnitude 7 earthquake rises to 5 — OCD

By Priam Nepomuceno  RESCUE. A fire officer in Benguet pulls a victim out of a rubble in Buyagan, La Trinidad, Benguet after a magnitude 7 earthquake hit several provinces in Northern Luzon on Wednesday (July 27, 2022). The victim eventually died while undergoing treatment at the Benguet General Hospital. (PNA photo courtesy of PNP) MANILA – At least … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5.1 quake hits DavOcc, nearby provinces

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   Epicenter of the quake (Image from Phivolcs) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental and nearby provinces early Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The tectonic quake struck 118 km. southeast of the municipality of Jose Abad Santos at 4:08 a.m. and had a … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5.7 quake hits DavOr

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from Phivolcs’ website) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Davao Oriental on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The tectonic quake struck 211 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Governor Generoso around 8 a.m. It had a depth of 44 km. Instrumental … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.3 quake jolts Davao del Sur

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   STRONG QUAKE. People rush out of mall in Davao City after a strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Davao del Sur on Sunday (Feb. 7, 2021). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the tectonic quake struck 6 kilometers southeast of Magsaysay around 12:22 p.m. (Photo courtesy DXRP Davao/PCOO) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– … Continue reading

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Phivolcs records volcanic quake; maintains Alert Level 1 on Taal

By Lilybeth Ison   (PNA file photo)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday recorded one earthquake in Taal Volcano in the past 24 hours. It said the emission of steam-laden plumes from Taal’s main crater vents was very weak and that ground deformation parameters based on continuous GPS monitoring from … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.3 quake jolts Batangas, nearby areas

The quake’s epicenter in Calatagan, Batangas (Phivolcs image) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A magnitude 6.3 quake jolted Batangas and nearby areas, including Metro Manila on Friday morning. In its Earthquake Information bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake’s epicenter is in Calatagan, Batangas. It is tectonic in origin and has a … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.4 quake jolts DavOcc; no tsunami threat

Magnitude 6.4 quake jolts DavOcc; no tsunami threat By Ma. Cristina Arayata (Image grabbed from Phivolcs’ Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A magnitude 6.4 quake jolted Davao Occidental late Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The tectonic quake struck 26 kilometers southeast of Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental at 11:23 p.m. … Continue reading

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PCSO gives aid to Mindanao quake victims

PCSO gives aid to Mindanao quake victims By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Tuesday said it has provided assistance to 200 persons affected by Sunday’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Davao del Sur. PCSO General Manager Royina-Marzan Garma distributed grocery items to the affected families on … Continue reading

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All roads in Mindanao quake-hit areas passable: DPWH

All roads in Mindanao quake-hit areas passable: DPWHBy Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Monday said all national roads and bridges in areas affected by Sunday’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck parts of Mindanao are passable. Based on the executive summary report, as of 1 … Continue reading