Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Batangas

By Kate Shiene Agna CALOOCAN CITY (PIA) — A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Batangas on Saturday morning, 4:49 am, 24 July 2021, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The epicenter was 16 kilometers southwest of Calatagan, Batangas with a depth of 116 kilometers. According to PhiVolcs, it was of tectonic origin. Meanwhile,… Read More Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Batangas

Magnitude 3.4 quake rocks Sultan Kudarat province

COTABATO CITY: A magnitude 3.4 earthquake that is tectonic in origin jolted the province of Sultan Kudarat on Monday morning. In a 7:42 a.m. bulletin released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the quake’s epicenter was recorded seven kilometers southwest of Columbio town with a depth of one kilometer. The Phivolcs said… Read More Magnitude 3.4 quake rocks Sultan Kudarat province

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolts northeastern Japan

ANKARA: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake rocked northeastern Japan on Saturday, local media reported.  The powerful tremor occurred at 11:08 p.m. local time (1408GMT) 60 kilometers (37 miles) below surface, Kyodo News Agency reported.  It was centered off Fukushima and was also felt in the capital Tokyo, the report said, adding the government has set up… Read More Magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolts northeastern Japan

Number of people injured in Japan earthquake rises to 124

TOKYO: The number of people who were injured as a result of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan on Saturday has reached 124, the Japanese public television said on Sunday.  Earlier reports said 103 people were injured. The majority of casualties were reported in the prefectures of Miyagi and Fukushima on the eastern coast of… Read More Number of people injured in Japan earthquake rises to 124

Magnitude 6.4 quake struck DavOcc; no tsunami threat

By Masiding Noor Yahya MANILA – A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Davao Occidental late Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. “No destructive tsunami threat exists based on available data,” according to Philvocs. The earthquake, which occurred at 11:23 p.m, was tectonic in origin and was traced 26 kilometers southeast of Don… Read More Magnitude 6.4 quake struck DavOcc; no tsunami threat

DILG to fund repairs of quake-damaged gov’t halls

KIDAPAWAN CITY: President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to fund the repair and reconstruction of local government unit buildings damaged by earthquakes that hit North Cotabato and Davao del Sur. Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chair Emmanuel Piñol said the order was given to DILG Secretary Eduardo Año… Read More DILG to fund repairs of quake-damaged gov’t halls

Davao City continues aiding distress quake survivors

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA November 8, 2019 Davao City relief team delivers relief goods to quake-affected families in Davao del Sur. (Davao-CIO)   DAVAO CITY: The city government of Davao is continually reaching out to quake-hit areas by delivering relief goods to families affected by the recent earthquake in Davao del Sur. The City relief team has… Read More Davao City continues aiding distress quake survivors