Taal Volcano records 152 volcanic quakes, ‘short-lived’ phreatomagmatic burst

Cathrine Gonzales 02/03/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has recorded 152 volcanic earthquakes and a brief phreatomagmatic burst at the Taal Volcano in a 24-hour monitoring period. Phivolcs said on Thursday, February 3,…

Taal Volcano remains restive, minor eruptions recorded — Phivolcs

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 07/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Taal Volcano’s main crater lake has remained restive, resulting in a volcanic plume that is around 2.4 kilometers high according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). “Active upwelling of hot volcanic…

BREAKING: Magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Mindanao seas; Intensity V felt in GenSan

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 01/22/2021

Update MANILA, Philippines — A 7.1 magnitude quake jolted a large part of Mindanao and was felt as far as Zamboanga City at 8:23 p.m. Thursday, sending people out of houses and buildings here, most of them…

Kanlaon Volcano records 3 volcanic quakes in 24 hrs

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Kanlaon Volcano on the island of Negros continues its restlessness as it registered three volcanic earthquakes in a span of 24 hours. In an advisory on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology…

5.0-quake rocks Masbate; tremors felt in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 5.0-magnitude earthquake shook Masbate province at 2:35 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, the state volcanology and seismology bureau reported. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), in its earthquake bulletin, located…

3.9 quake rocks parts of Negros

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.9-magnitude earthquake rocked portions of Negros Oriental early Thursday morning, November 12, 2020. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), in its earthquake bulletin, located the epicenter 17 kilometers west of…

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake hits Surigao del Sur

Cathrine Gonzales 10/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off Bayabas town in Surigao del Sur on Thursday morning, October 1, 2020. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported that the tectonic quake struck 68 kilometers…

Masbate quake aftershock recorded on Aug. 21

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aftershocks of the strong quake that rocked Masbate last Tuesday, August 18 were still recorded after a few days since it happened. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.6-magnitude…

Phivolcs upgrades Minglanilla quake to 4.2

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has upgraded the strength of the quake that shook parts of Metro Cebu early Friday morning, July 17. In an updated earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs reported…

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…

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…

Globe, Phivolcs team up in developing hazard and risk information maps

11/17/2016

GLOBE Telecom has teamed up with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in developing data base for 56 provinces. The information are integrated with the Phivolcs-developed Rapid Earthquake Damage Assessment System (Redas) software, a hazard…

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