Quake cuts power in S. Mindanao

Inquirer.net 09/08/2018

DAVAO CITY – A magnitude-6.3 quake shook parts of southern Mindanao yesterday afternoon, causing panic, but so far there was no reported damage, according to the the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tremor, which…

Toll from Japan quake rises to 18

AFP 09/07/2018

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 18. Around 22 people are…

Japan quake, landslides leave at least 9 dead

AFP 09/06/2018

Devastating landslides caused by a powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake in northern Japan claimed at least nine lives on Thursday, with dozens still missing as homes were engulfed. Multiple, large-scale landslides struck the sparsely populated countryside, which was also…

Strong quake in Pacific Ocean

AP 08/29/2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A strong earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean near New Caledonia but experts say there isn’t a tsunami threat. According to the United States Geological Survey, the magnitude 7.1 quake hit Wednesday…

Indonesia in rescue bid for 500 hikers stranded after quake

AFP 07/30/2018

INDONESIA mounted a rescue operation Monday to reach more than 500 hikers and guides stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the holiday island. Helicopters and search teams…

Strong quake jolts tourist island of Lombok, kills 10

AFP 07/29/2018

Indonesia A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok killed at least 10 people, injured dozens and damaged hundreds of homes on Sunday, officials said. The shallow 6.4-magnitude quake, which jolted the island in the…

Quake atlas for Cebu online

Futch Anthony Inso and USJ-R Intern Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/04/2018

An “earthquake atlas” that details Cebu’s earthquake fault line and areas vulnerable to it was launched by the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in Cebu City yesterday. Dr. Renato Solidum Jr., Science and Technology undersecretary and acting…

3 dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Osaka, Japan

AFP 06/18/2018

A powerful quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring more than 200, according to an official tally. Television images showed buildings swaying and burst pipes spewing…

Quake shakes 3 cities in Cebu

Inquirer.net 05/18/2018

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, jolting three cities of Cebu, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. According to Phivolcs the tremor was felt in Cebu City and Mandaue City…

6.4 magnitude quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, seismic monitoring organizations said. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometers (106 miles)…

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