Philippines

Fault movements, not volcanoes, caused Mindanao quakes: Phivolcs

Fault movements, not volcanoes, caused Mindanao quakes: Phivolcs By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — There is no basis to rumors that the series of quakes felt in parts of Mindanao were caused by any volcanic activities, an official of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Thursday. “Say a volcano … Continue reading

Philippines

6.0 magnitude quake jolts Bicol Saturday afternoon

6.0 magnitude quake jolts Bicol Saturday afternoon By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) —A series of earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.3 to 6.0 hit the town of Pandan, Catanduanes on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The tectonic earthquake was felt in Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Sur, Camarines … Continue reading