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1000th Earthquake 2016 in the Philippines

The 1000th Earthquake occurred last night at 09:05 PM near Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro. The first 4 months of 2016 we recorded more earthquakes per day than in the precedent 2 years – 7.2 quakes!...

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Kanlaon Volcano – Two Eruptions with ash fall

Two minor eruption events occurred at Kanlaon Volcano  at around 6:20 PM and 7:18 PM of 29 March 2016.   The eruptions lasted around 12 minutes and 25 seconds, respectively, based on visual observation and seismic recording....

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Matterhorn Alert Level 3 – PHIVOLCS offers Help

Matterhorn also known as Mount Cervin is on Alert Level 3. After thousands of years in dormant state the only Swiss volcano yesterday suddenly showed signs of extreme activity. As Switzerland has no resident volcanologists, PHIVOLCS immediately...

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The Sunbirds are back again

The Sunbirds come always back to our garden in Camiguin. Usually mid to end of February the adults fill the air with their songs. Then they start to build the astonishing nests. The olive-backed sunbird...

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Solar Eclipse 2016 – it’s almost over

Solar Eclipse 2016 – a strange kind of light covered our beach this morning in Agoho, Camiguin. A light partial cloud layer reduced the sunlight furthermore. Just before 9 o’clock at “Merinda” time, the sunlight considerably...