Tagged: Earthquake Philippines

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...

Philippines Earthquakes 2012 1

Earthquakes 2012 in the Philippines

Last year we recorded 1324 earthquakes in the Philippines. 10 of these quakes were dangerous and at least one of them created big damages in Negros. We identified 3 hot spots where earthquake accumulate:  1. The...

500th Earthquake 2012 in the Philippines 0

500th Earthquake 2012 in the Philippines

This morning April 30, 2012 at 03:11:22 AM we recorded the 500th earthquake this year. The center of the earthquake was in northern Leyte 62 km north-west of Ormoc City. The depth of focus was ...

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Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake in Dinagat

At 03:58:03 PM this afternoon our office was shaken by an earthquake. The center of the earthquake was on Dinagat Island near Surigao. PHIVOLCS expects damages in Dinagat and Surigao.  Felt intensities reported to...

Already 333 Earthquakes since January 1st, 2012 0

Already 333 Earthquakes since January 1st, 2012

The underground in the Philippines is moving. There are currently 4 regions that experience nearly daily earthquakes: Negros, Mindoro, Samar and Masbate. A magnitude-5.1 quake and a magnitude-5.3 aftershock jolted the Mindoro area last...

Strong Earthquake in Masbate 0

Strong Earthquake in Masbate

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted the provinces of Masbate, Albay and Sorsogon this morning at 07:06 morning. The earthquake of tectonic origin was felt in Masbate with intensity VI, Intensity IV in Irosin, Sorsogon;...

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The Earth is still shaking in Negros

The earth continues to shake around Tayasan and Guihulngan in Negros Oriental. Every day since the initial shock on February 6, 2012 we count up to 20 earthquakes. The magnitudes range from 1.9 up to 5.2....

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The Earth continues to shake in Negros

The earth still shakes in Negros and the southern Visayas. Most of the aftershocks can be felt even in northern Mindanao (Camiguin). The latest aftershock happened this morning at 7:47 AM. The epicenter was...

More strong Earthquakes in Negros 1

More strong Earthquakes in Negros

U R G E N T  Just now at 06:11 PM we felt again a strong earthquake in Camiguin. We presume that its origins were again between Negros and Cebu. No damages so far...

Strong Aftershock in Negros 1

Strong Aftershock in Negros

After the initial magnitude 6.9 earthquake a strong aftershock with magnitude 5.3 shook the southern Visayas again. At 12.20 PM the earth shook again near Tayasan in Negros Oriental. It was felt with  Intensity...

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Swarm of Earthquakes in Eastern Samar

A swarm of earthquakes shook Eastern Samar last night. The initial shock south east of San Policarpo had a magnitude of 5.9. It was followed by 8 after-shocks with magnitudes between 1.9 and 5.0. No damages were...

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Strong earthquake in Samar

A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.9 shook Samar yestarday evening at 8:55 PM. The earthquake was felt with intensity V in the surrounding towns of Hernani, Salcedo, Borongan and Guiuan in eastern Samar.  The quake...