Power restored in Metro Cebu an hour after Leyte quake

Doris C. Bongcac 07/06/2017

  Power had been fully restored within the Veco franchise area in Metro Cebu, nearly an hour after a late afternoon earthquake hit Cebu today. Quennie Bronze, Veco reputation enhancement manager, said as of 5:01 p.m., power…

New classrooms for quake-hit schools

Doris C. Bongcac 05/31/2017

SURIGAO DEL NORTE Surigao City — Pupils of the Anao-aon Central School left their classrooms in a bad state when classes ended in March this year. The around 400 pupils will already occupy either newly rehabilitated classrooms…

5.6 quake hits Bohol, E. Visayas

Inquirer.net 05/20/2017

A MAGNITUDE 5.6 earthquake jolted Bohol yesterday morning, state seismologists said. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake struck at 9:15 a.m. The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of…

5.6 magnitude quake rocks Bohol

Leo Udtohan 05/20/2017

LILA, Bohol- Residents in this town said they did not feel that the ground shook on Saturday morning. Tito Efondo, 51, a resident of Barangay Poblacion, Lila said she did not feel the earthquake. “Wala ko kabati…

Strong quake hits Mindanao, no damage reported so far

Inquirer.net 04/29/2017

DAVAO CITY — The 7.2-magnitude quake that struck at Celebes Sea, 53 kilometers southwest of Sarangani Island in Davao Occidental, around 4:23 a.m. Saturday caused a sudden rise in water level; but no damage had been registered…

Thousands flee homes after Batangas quake

Inquirer.net 04/09/2017

Lucena City – After a swarm of earthquakes rocked parts of Southern Luzon on Saturday, more than 5,500 individuals were evacuated in different towns in Batangas province, a disaster official in the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon…

Quake drill: Simulated rescues done at Capitol

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/31/2017

AT 9 A.M., Cebu provincial employees trooped outside the Capitol building as part of the evacuation plan as rescue workers went to work at the Capitol building where at least 35 casualties were scattered all over the…

Capitol to lead quake drill

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/30/2017

THE public is advised to reschedule their appointments at the Cebu Provincial Capitol today (Friday) as the provincial government will lead the country as it undertakes the 1st Quarter National Earthquake Drill. The Cebu provincial government has…

3.6 tremor hits Cebu

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/21/2017

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…

Two earthquakes hit Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/21/2017

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…

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