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3.6 tremor hits Cebu

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A 3.6-magnitude earthquake of tectonic origin jolted parts of Cebu province and Metro Cebu at dawn on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damages from the areas affected by the quake. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the tremor at 3:41 a.m. Its epicenter was six kilometers southwest of the town […]

Posted: March 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Two earthquakes hit Cebu

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CEBU CITY–Two earthquakes were recorded in midwest Cebu on Tuesday dawn, according to Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Based on the advisory posted on its website, the Phivolcs said first tremor was recorded at 3:41 a.m. with a magnitude of 3.4 with the epicenter traced about two kilometers northwest of Asturias town, midwest […]

Posted: March 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

DOH-7 team off to quake-hit Surigao to conduct stress debriefing for teachers by earthquake

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A nine-man team from the Department of Health Central Visayas office (DOH-7) left for Surigao City on Thursday to conduct stress debriefing for teachers affected by the 6.7 magnitude earthquake which hit the city last week. The DOH-7 team will be working with other teams from the Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao areas, said Dr. […]

Posted: February 17th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Surigao needs clean water Exec: DSWD-7 will receive donations for quake victims

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Cebuanos can give their donations for the residents of earthquake-hit areas in Surigao City and Surigao del Norte to the office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7). Kerwin Macopia, one of the information officers at DSWD-7, said that interested donors could coordinate with their field office in Barangay Carreta, […]

Posted: February 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Aftershocks rock Surigao City

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Thousands of residents of Surigao City in Mindanao huddled on the streets Sunday, two days after a deadly quake, as aftershocks continued to hit the region. The 6.7-magnitude quake struck Surigao and nearby areas late Friday, killing six people and injuring more than 200 others, with more than a thousand homes destroyed or damaged, according […]

Posted: February 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

PALMA CALLS ON CEBUANOS: HELP SURIGAO

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From a community that experienced how it was like to be a victim of a devastating earthquake, Cebuanos must now extend a helping hand to the quake victims in Surigao City and its neighboring areas. And like a good Samaritan, the Archdiocese of Cebu will extend help to the victims of Friday night’s 6.7-magnitude earthquake […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t promises aid for Surigao quake victims

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Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella assured the public that the government was ready to assist the victims of a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Surigao City. “These are trying times and our hearts go out to Surigao,” he told reporters on Saturday. Rescuers dug through rubble to find survivors after the powerful quake killed at least six […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

2.5 magnitude quake recorded in Alegria, Cebu

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A 2.5 magnitude tremor was recorded off the municipality of Alegria in Cebu on Wednesday morning. A bulletin published by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake was recorded at 7:08 a.m. on November 2, All Saints’ Day. The quake was tectonic in origin, recorded at a depth of 23 kilometers […]

Posted: November 2nd, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

New Italy quake sows terror

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NORCIA, Italy — Italy’s most powerful earthquake in 36 years struck the country’s mountainous center Sunday, panicking shell-shocked residents for the third time in two months and flattening a world famous 600-year-old basilica. Remarkably, there were no reports of anyone dying as a result of the 6.6-magnitude quake, but more than 3,000 people were left […]

Posted: October 31st, 2016 in World | Read More »

Slight quake hits Cebu

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AN earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale was felt in Metro Cebu at 5:02 am Tuesday. Robinson Gorgio of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake’s origin was located six kilometers deep in the sea east of Liloan town. The quake was felt strongly in the towns of Liloan and […]

Posted: October 18th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »