BREAKING: Magnitude 6.3 quake shakes parts of Metro Manila, provinces on Christmas Day

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @ConsINQ 12/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake was recorded in several parts of Luzon on Friday morning, Christmas Day. In an initial bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the epicenter of the quake was…

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…

A vendor’s plea: Help for family in quake stricken home

12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jerry Marivellosa could not keep himself from thinking about home while he attended to his dried fish products on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Sarangani province in Mindanao, the 43-year-old businessman arrived…

Two more bodies pulled out from collapsed building

Froilan Gallardo 12/16/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental – Rescuers pulled out two female bodies from the rubble of the collapsed Southern Trade Commercial building in Padada town, Davao del Sur early Monday morning, December 16, 2019. This raised…

5 persons killed by 6.3 magnitude quake in Mindanao

10/17/2019

DAVAO CITY –– The 6.3-magnitude quake that jolted Mindanao Wednesday night has killed five people, three of them children, in Magsaysay town in Davao del Sur; Datu Paglas town in Maguindanao, and Mlang town in Cotabato province.…

Phivolcs monitoring possible magnitude 8 tremor after quake swarm off Surigao del Norte

Inquirer 04/29/2019

We have to be prepared always, says Phivolcs director MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said it continues to monitor a possible magnitude 8 earthquake following the more than 600 aftershocks connected to a…

4.2 quake hits off Tawi-Tawi

Inquirer.net 12/24/2018

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 quake struck off Tawi-Tawi on Christmas Eve, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Monday.…

6.3-magnitude Iran quake injures 716

AP 11/26/2018

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian authorities said Monday the number of injured in the magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran the previous night has risen to 716. No fatalities were reported from the temblor. According to Iran’s state…

Quake disrupts Iloilo City classes

Inquirer.net 11/05/2018

CLASSES in all levels in Iloilo City were suspended Monday morning after a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the city. In a post on the official Facebook page of the government of Iloilo City, Mayor Jose Espinosa III ordered…

Strong quake shakes Indonesia

AFP 10/11/2018

Quake kills three, disrupts IMF summit An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are attending a major summit, a fortnight after a quake-tsunami killed more than 2,000 elsewhere in the…

Trapped quake survivors rescued after days in rubble

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net, Jakarta Post 10/02/2018

Jakarta — A woman in Sigi regency, Central Sulawesi, has been rescued after being trapped for more than 48-hours in the ruins of her house, which crumbled when a 7.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the province last Friday.…

Quake-hit Indonesia starts burying dead in mass grave

AFP 10/01/2018

Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a mass grave with space for more than a thousand people on Monday, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi and left authorities struggling to deal with the sheer…

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