Category: Earthquake

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Earthquakes in Southern Mindanao – a Look in the Underground

The Earthquakes in Southern Mindanao do shake now for months. This morning I read an extremely interesting article: “Four large quakes in two months jolt southern Philippines”. If you have a bit scientific reading knowledge I recommend to read the original article. For all the others I try to simplify the content. But the owner of the original content is Alka Tripathy-Lang, Ph.D. 

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Philippines Earthquake Review – the last 6 months

Philippines Earthquake Review – In the first 6 months of 2019 we recorded 5065 earthquakes. The big majority, 4818 were weak vibrations with a magnitude of less than 3.0. But 5 quakes were really strong with magnitudes of 6 or greater.

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Earthquake Series 2017 – We’re just in time

Earthquake Series 2017. After the Surigao  Series in February, now the earth trembles in Batangas. Why just in time? Since December 2016 we have encountered extremely bad data quality from Phivolcs. The Phivolcs operators...

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Strong Earthquakes in Agusan del Sur – almost no damages

Strong Earthquakes shook yesterday and still shake Agusan del Sur. The vicinity of Talacogon is trembling of aftershocks after the first Magnitude 6.0 quake yesterday. At 10:36 a.m. yesterday, Sunday morning, a strong M  6.0 earthquake...

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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...

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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...