Magnitude 4.4 quake jolts parts of Eastern Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted parts of Eastern Visayas this Monday morning, March 9, 2020. An earthquake bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that the ground shaking…

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…

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…

Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing down

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 01/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Specialists of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) observed that the Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakened as of Monday night. However, they also warned the public especially residents of towns in Batangas…

Phivolcs: Taal Volcano still restive; steady lava fountaining ‘most likely’

Krissy Aguilar 01/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Lava fountaining would “most likely” continue as Taal Volcano remains restive, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported Monday. “Meron pong patuloy na activity. Tuloy-tuloy ‘yung activity ng Taal. May lumalabas at…

Taal volcano spews ashes in phreatic eruption

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 01/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) said the Taal Volcano is spewing ashes in a phreatic eruption on Sunday afternoon, January 12, 2020, due to hydro-thermal activities. Phivolcs Undersecretary Renato Solidum confirmed…

Mild quakes rattle Samar provinces, no casualty, damage reported

Joey Gabieta - Inquirer Visayas 01/06/2020

TACLOBAN CITY – Two minor earthquakes rattle Eastern Samar and Northern Samar on Sunday but did not cause any damage. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the first tremor with a magnitude of 3,…

2 weak tremors hit Sarangani, Davao del Sur

Orlando Dinoy - Inquirer Mindanao 12/29/2019

BANSALAN, DAVAO DEL SUR, Philippines –Two mild tremors struck Sarangani and Davao del Sur early Sunday, December 29. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the magnitude 3.3 quake hit 19 kilometers northwest of…

3.9-magnitude quake rocks Cotabato — Phivolcs

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck a Cotabato town on Sunday morning just days after a magnitude 6.5 quake that hit Mindanao, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Based on its initial earthquake…

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Sarangani, Davao Occidental

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 11/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Sarangani, Davao Occidental on Saturday, November 2, 2019, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The earthquake struck at 1:03 p.m. and its epicenter was traced at…

Somber mood in quake-hit Mindanao despite long holiday

Karlos Manlupig- Inquirer.net 11/01/2019

DAVAO CITY — Apart from being solemn, All Saints’ Day is somber in the quake-hit parts of Mindanao, which continue to be jolted by minor tremors. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology documented at least 69…

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Northern Samar

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 10/26/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Lope De Vega, Northern Samar on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismolgy (Phivolcs) said. The quake struck at 7:37 a.m. at two kilometers southeast of the municipality…

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