Magnitude 3.5 earthquake felt in Antique

Rosalie Abatayo 04/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two earthquakes were felt in parts of the Visayas this Monday morning, April 13, 2020. At 9:22 a.m. today, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake jolted parts of Antique province, Western Visayas, the…

Aftershocks continue in Eastern Visayas

Rosalie Abatayo 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parts of Eastern Visayas continue to feel aftershocks from the Magnitude 5.4 early morning quake in Leyte province last March 2, 2020. On Thursday morning, March 5, state seismologists recorded a magnitude 3.4 quake…

No damages reported from early morning quakes – PDRRMO

Rosalie Abatayo 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local disaster management offices in Cebu have not reported any damage to property following the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that hit Leyte province early this morning, March 2, 2020. A second one, a mangnitude…

Gullas orders suspension of public school classes in Talisay City

Doris C. Bongcac 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas has ordered the suspension of classes in all public elementary and high schools in his city to allow the inspection of school buildings. Gullas said the earthquake…

5.7-magnitude quake hits Capoocan, Leyte

Morexette Marie Erram 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck Capoocan, Leyte early on Monday morning, March 2, 2020, and woke up people in several parts of the Visayas. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) said that…

Advocacy-driven Ludo Golf Tournament raises P6 million for victims of Cotabato earthquake Cebu City, Philippines

Mark Kavin Salomon 01/25/2020

The LUDO Golf Tournament managed to raise P6 million for the victims of the earthquake in Cotabato in October 2019. This was announced during the awarding ceremony of the sporting event last January 18, 2020 at the…

A vendor’s plea: Help for family in quake stricken home

12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jerry Marivellosa could not keep himself from thinking about home while he attended to his dried fish products on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Sarangani province in Mindanao, the 43-year-old businessman arrived…

Two more bodies recovered from collapsed building in Padada town

Froilan Gallardo 12/16/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines—Rescuers pulled out two more bodies from the collapsed Southern Trade Commercial building in Padada town, Davao del Sur Monday afternoon bringing the total number of dead in the collapsed building to four. Padada…

Two more bodies pulled out from collapsed building

Froilan Gallardo 12/16/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental – Rescuers pulled out two female bodies from the rubble of the collapsed Southern Trade Commercial building in Padada town, Davao del Sur early Monday morning, December 16, 2019. This raised…

6.9 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Mindanao

Froilan Gallardo 12/15/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO—A magnitude 6.9 tremor struck Southern Mindanao Sunday afternoon causing more panic among residents wracked by a series of strong earthquakes since July this year. The state-owned Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) plotted…

Cebu-Cordova bridge can withstand 7.8 magnitude quake, 250 kph super typhoon wind

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is the first in the country to be designed to withstand an earthquake up to 7.8 magnitude. This is one of the features of the bridge that the…

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Bukidnon

Rosalie Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The victims of the recent Mindanao earthquakes have not totally bounced back on their feet yet, and another strong tremor jolted the region past 9 p.m. Monday, November 18, 2019. Read: Kidapawan hotel…

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