3 dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Osaka, Japan

AFP 06/18/2018

A powerful quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring more than 200, according to an official tally. Television images showed buildings swaying and burst pipes spewing…

Quake shakes 3 cities in Cebu

Inquirer.net 05/18/2018

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, jolting three cities of Cebu, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. According to Phivolcs the tremor was felt in Cebu City and Mandaue City…

6.4 magnitude quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, seismic monitoring organizations said. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometers (106 miles)…

Rescuers brave aftershocks as Taiwan quake toll rises to nine

AFP 02/08/2018

Taiwanese rescuers braved powerful aftershocks to search for survivors in a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by a quake, locating two more bodies early Thursday to bring the death toll to nine as dozens…

Ormoc quake victims get P1-M aid

PR 01/30/2018

The candidates for Binibining Cebu 2017 travelled to Ormoc City last December 9 to visit the families affected by the earthquake that hit the city in the middle of 2017. The candidates headed by Binibining Cebu 2017…

Cebu City gives cash aid, ambulance to quake hit-municipality in Surigao

Therese Mae Alegado 12/20/2017

The Cebu City government gave cash assistance worth P2 million and one ambulance to San Francisco, Surigao del Norte following the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the municipality early this year. San Francisco Mayor Guia Sabanal, together…

Mexico quake death toll rises to 61

AP 09/09/2017

  Mexico City — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country’s southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the…

Province to give financial assistance to quake-hit Ormoc

USJ-R Journalism Intern Kristine Q. Remolisan 08/30/2017

THE Cebu provincial government will give financial assistance to Ormoc City, Leyte, for the city’s rehabilitation efforts after it was hit by the 6.5-magnitude earthquake last July 6. The members of the Provincial Board approved in mass…

2 die as strong quake hits Ormoc City anew

Inquirer.net 08/23/2017

Ormoc City — Two women died while at least six houses were damaged on Wednesday morning when a strong earthquake hit this city anew, just less than two months after it was struck by a magnitude 6.9…

Greece: Quake kills 2, sends island tourists into panic

AP 07/21/2017

ATHENS, Greece — A powerful earthquake sent a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on the Greek holiday island of Kos and struck panic on the nearby shores of Turkey early Friday, killing two people…

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