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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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#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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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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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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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...

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Earthquakes Philippines

Earthquakes Philippines page is updated and enhanced. The recent earthquake swarm in the sea off Cortes in Surigao del Sur and an interesting feedback from Juerg in Makato motivated us to make these changes. Since 2011 we...

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Earthquake update

GDACS, the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System has issued an Orange Earthquake Alert. Summary This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on themagnitude and the affected population and their...

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Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake in Ilocos Norte

On 17 February 2014 at  01:56:01 p.m. a magnitude 5.3 shook Ilocos Norte, 29 kilometers southwest of Burgos. Source: PHIVOLCS The earthquake was felt with these intensities: Intensity V – Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte Intensity...

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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...

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Earthquakes and nervous volcano

Earthquakes Early this morning at 05:45 AM an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 shook  Davao del Sur. Until now 2 aftershocks of magnitudes 2.4 and 3.5 followed. The impact of these quakes is less of physical...

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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...

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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...