Category: Earthquake

The Philippine Fault Zone is under Pressure 0

The Philippine Fault Zone is under Pressure

The Philippine Fault Zone (see map) is under pressure. In the last 27 hours 17 Earthquakes were recorded between Ambaguio and Bokod slightly east of Baguio. The pressure in the fault zone comes from the...

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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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More Earthquakes in the Philippines

More Earthquakes in the Philippines. In the first two months of 2016 we recorded more earthquakes than in the previous years. In two first months of we counted 2016 an average of 7.2 earthquakes...

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Earthquakes News

Since 2011 we record all the earthquakes in the Philippines. Every year we encounter about 2000 earthquakes. Most of them are weak, but about 12% are felt and about 5 or 6 are very...

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#WestValleyFault Earthquake

Within a few days the hashtag #WestValleyFault spread all over the Philippines. It became so viral that in different forums people were asking about the Magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Metro Manila last Sunday....

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500th Earthquake in 2015

This morning, May 6, we recorded the 500th earthquake in the Philippines in 2015. We live on a shaky underground. Fortunately this year we hadn’t to record devastating earthquakes in the Philippines and we really...

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Strong Earthquake in Zambales

A Strong Earthquake in Zambales woke people up at 3.31 a.m. this morning. The focus was 43 km southwest of San Antonio town in a depth of 84 km. This tectonic earthquake was felt at intensities...

Earthquakes in the Manila Trench 0

Manila Trench is rocking

The Manila Trench is an oceanic trench in the Pacific Ocean, located west of the islands of Luzon and Mindoro.  This subduction zone reaches a depth of about 5,400 metres,  in contrast with the average depth of...

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Earthquakes – a strong series

Earthquakes – a strong series shook the underground of the northern Philippines. Yesterday, 6 rather strong earthquakes rattled north of Ilocos Norte. The series started at 9:34 p.m. on November 17 with a magnitude...

Earthquakes 2014-09-20 0

Earthquake swarm hit North Cotabato

An Earthquake swarm hit North Cotabato yesterday and this morning. Up to now 21 earthquakes of magnitudes between 2.4 and 5.2 hit the region south-west of Kidapawan City in southern Mindanao. Map from our Earthquake...

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Strong Earthquake in Southern Leyte

A Strong Earthquake hit Southern Leyte this morning at 07:75. The earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in a depth of 6 km near Hinundayan in Southern Leyte. The felt intensity was VI on  PEIS (Phivolcs Earthquake...

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1000 Earthquakes

This morning at 03:37 PHIVOLCS recorded the 1000th earthquake this year. The quake happened 7 km north-east of Santa Ana (Cagayan). It had a weak magnitude of 2.4 and the focus had been 24 km...