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,…

‘Quinta’ may cause lahar to flow into rivers draining Mayon Volcano – Phivolcs

Consuelo Marquez 10/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Prolonged heavy rainfall brought by Tropical Depression Quinta may cause “potential lahars and sediment-laden streamflows” to run down Mayon Volcano into river channels draining its slopes, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)…

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake shakes Occidental Mindoro

Inquirer.net 10/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Occidental Mindoro at 2: 16 a.m. on Monday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. The epicenter was located 17 km northeast of…

Earthquake shakes parts of Davao Oriental

Katrina Hallare 08/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked Davao Oriental on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The earthquake struck at 12:26 p.m. .  Its epicenter was traced 68 kilometers southeast of Tarragona…

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…

Kanlaon emits steam, remains under Alert Level 1

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Island has been observed to be emitting moderate steam in the past 24 hours. At least four volcanic earthquakes were also recorded in the vicinity of Mt. Kanlaon, which…

Phivolcs reports ‘weak’ steam emission from Taal Volcano

Christia Marie Ramos 08/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Taal Volcano had a “weak” steam emission from the vents of the main crater rising 20 meters high in the past 24 hours, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported Tuesday. In its 8…

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolts Masbate, parts of Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted Masbate on Tuesday morning, August 18, 2020. Its epicenter was at five kilometers southwest of Cataingan town. The quake, which was logged at 8:03 a.m., was felt…

5.8 quake damages mall, destroys house in Agusan del Sur

Chris Panganiban - Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/29/2020

SAN FRANCISCO,  Agusan del Sur—A mall ceiling here collapsed while part of a house in Talacogon town crumbled on Tuesday (July 28) following the dawn 5.8 magnitude quake with an epicenter 21 kilometers northeast of Bayabas town,…

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