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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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Our House Dragons had a Family Meeting today

Our House Dragons are of the species Varanus cumingi. They are also known as Monitor Lizards. Currently we have a gang of 3 of these guys living just 10 to 20 feet from our dining table on the veranda. They live in the space between the concrete wall and the bamboo cover.

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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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Apocalypse Now? – Not yet, but Next Winter for sure!

Reactivate the former jungle path from Mainit to the Tuasan falls and make it accessible for wheel chairs. The Mount Timpoong park will still be accessible from Mambajao. Then again you will hear “The humming and drumming getting louder as you approach—it’s the music of the Tuasan Waterfalls”. It will again be the original tune!

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