Kanlaon Volcano emits steam; 136 earthquakes recorded

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 06/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 136 volcano-tectonic earthquakes have been recorded from the western flanks of Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Occidental in the last 24 hours as it emitted white steam-laden plumes, the Philippine Institute of…

Reassessment on safety, structural integrity may be needed for government-owned offices in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Government offices do not run out of clients on a daily basis. So while these offices cater a lot of people everyday–be it employees or those who want to make transactions, the question…

More help sent to quake-stricken North Cotabato

Froilan Gallardo 10/31/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) sent more troops to Kidapawan City and Tulunan town in North Cotabato as reports of deaths and residents left homeless continue to pour in from stricken…

Scientists discover big storms can create ‘stormquakes’

Associated Press 10/17/2019

WASHINGTON – Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they’re calling them “stormquakes.”   The shaking of the sea floor during hurricanes and nor’easters can rumble like a magnitude…

‘Light’ earthquakes hit Cebu, Davao Occidental

Rosalie Abatayo 09/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The provinces of Cebu and Davao Occidental experienced light ground movements on Sunday, September 1. The Earthquake Information bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) logged a magnitude 3.1…

List of earthquakes in the country since Monday

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — The country has been rocked by several earthquakes in the past two days. READ: Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes parts of Luzon The strongest so far was the magnitude 6.5 quake that rocked Eastern Samar…

Earthquakes shake Davao Oriental

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

TWO earthquakes struck off the coast of Davao Oriental on Saturday – the first one a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit at 11:39 a.m. While the second one occurred at 5:13 p.m. Engr. Rommel Allan Labayog, Phivolcs Zamboanga…

Cebu City Hall employees briefed on security protocols

Intern 07/21/2017

  Following a series of hoax bomb threats in Cebu City schools, the city government held a security briefing among the City Hall department heads on Friday. The briefing is aimed to prepare employees on possible emergency…

Cebu residents told to be ready for quakes

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/22/2017

LAST Tuesday dawn’s 3.6 magnitude earthquake that jolted southwest Cebu is another reminder about the necessity to be prepared whenever it happens, the Capitol’s emergency operations chief said yesterday. “That’s a good reminder that we should not…

Disaster-readiness videos for elementary school pupils

PR 10/30/2015

SMART Communications unveiled a series of disaster-readiness educational videos especially designed for children who are most vulnerable during disasters. The video series, entitled Maging Laging Handa, covers precautionary measures and safety tips for various calamities such as…

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