Multiple tremors recorded in Medellin

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.5-magnitude earthquake rocked Medellin town in northern Cebu past midnight on Wednesday, January 19. But what really shocked residents there, and in nearby towns, was the fact that at least 12 aftershocks…

Phivolcs lifts Mt. Pinatubo alert level

Christia Marie Ramos 08/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lifted Mt. Pinatubo’s alert level 1 on Thursday, August 12, 2021, due to a “continued decline in earthquake activity and a return to baseline seismic parameters.”…

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…

Taal Volcano update: 29 volcanic quakes recorded in last 24 hours

Neil Arwin Mercado 07/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Twenty-nine volcanic earthquakes were recorded over the last 24 hours as Taal Volcano remained under Alert Level 3 following its recent eruption, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported Friday morning, July…

Magnitude 4.4 quake rattles Sarangani

Neil Arwin Mercado 02/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck Sarangani early Friday morning, February 26, 2021, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. Phivolcs said the earthquake was recorded at 1:45 a.m. on February 26, with…

Earthquake rocks Davao del Sur

Germelina Lacorte 02/07/2021

DAVAO CITY – A 4.8 magnitude earthquake jolted Davao del Sur area at 7:28 a.m. Sunday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tectonic earthquake’s epicenter was traced 9 kilometers west of Magsaysay,…

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes Davao Occidental

Katrina Hallare 02/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck the waters off Davao Occidental on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The earthquake occurred 1:14 a.m. at 246 kilometers southeast of the municipality of…

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…

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes San Agustin, Surigao Del Sur

Catherine Gonzales 11/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook San Agustin, Surigao Del Sur and nearby areas on Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs reported that the earthquake was of tectonic origin…

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…

Mayon, Pinatubo, Taal mudflow, lahar possible as ‘Rolly’ nears Luzon — Phivolcs 

Katrina Hallare 10/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — State volcanologists have warned of possible lahar and mudflow from three active volcanoes as Typhoon Rolly threatens Luzon, and is expected to bring its high volume of rainfall. In a lahar advisory issued Friday,…

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