Magnitude 4.1 earthquake hits Agusan del Sur

Jean Mangaluz 09/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit Agusan del Sur on Friday, September 16, 2022, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Phivolcs detected the quake at 12:51 a.m. and traced its epicenter…

Phivolcs records over 1,300 aftershocks after Abra earthquake

Zacarian Sarao 07/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Saturday said that it has already recorded 1,375 aftershocks since the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit the province of Abra. Of the total aftershocks, Phivolcs…

7.3 quake jolts Luzon

Inquirer One Luzon Bureau INQ 07/27/2022

MANILA, Philippines–A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck inland in the northern province of Abra at 8:43 a.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualty from the strong quake…

Heavy rainfall triggers Mount Bulusan lahar flow

Ma. April Mier-Manjares 06/27/2022

LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) on Monday said rain-triggered lahar flow occurred on the southwestern slopes of Mount Bulusan in Irosin, Sorsogon. In an advisory issued at 1 a.m., Phivolcs said a small-volume…

Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes off Davao Oriental

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/05/2022

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off Davao Oriental early Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. A magnitude 5.2 earthquake likewise struck the area at 4:16 a.m. The latest…

Taal Volcano update: 3 phreatomagmatic bursts, 13 quakes recorded

Cathrine Gonzales 04/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Three phreatomagmatic bursts and 13 volcanic earthquakes from Taal Volcano were recorded in a 24-hour period by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Phivolcs said in its Friday morning update that the…

Magnitude 5.3 quake jolts Lubang, Occidental Mindoro — Phivolcs

Inquirer.net 03/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Lubang, Occidental Mindoro on Wednesday morning, March 16, 2022, two days after a moderate quake jolted the province on Monday, the state seismologists reported. The earthquake, which was tectonic…

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,…

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…

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