Posts Tagged earthquake

Magnitude 7.5 quake shakes Australian City

Robie de Guzman   •   June 24, 2019

A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday (June 24) with the shaking felt in Australia’s northern city of Darwin, about...

Tsunami warning issued after strong quake hits northwest Japan

Marje Pelayo   •   June 19, 2019

JAPAN — A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan’s northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday (June 18), triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....

1 killed, 11 injured after a magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Peru

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 27, 2019

A magnitude 8 earthquake has killed one person and injured 11 in the northern Amazon in Peru on Sunday (May 26). More than 50 homes were destroyed including schools, churches,...

No Filipinos hurt in Papua New Guinea quake—DFA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 8, 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has reported that no Filipinos were hurt during the magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday (May 7). There are approximately 36,000...

Comelec prepares contingency plan in case of earthquake during elections

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 7, 2019

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has laid out a contingency plan in case of an earthquake or any emergency during the election day on May 13. The Philippine National Police...

NGCP: Luzon grid on yellow alert for 3 hours

Robie de Guzman   •   May 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Monday (May 6) placed the Luzon grid on yellow alert for three hours. In an advisory posted on...

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts parts of Ilocos Norte

Robie de Guzman   •   May 6, 2019

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted parts of Ilocos Norte and neighboring areas on Monday (May 6), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its bulletin, the tectonic...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Occidental Mindoro

Robie de Guzman   •   May 4, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted parts of Occidental Mindoro on Saturday (May 4), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs...

PNP: Search still on despite lack of signs of life in collapsed Porac store

Robie de Guzman   •   April 26, 2019

PORAC, Pampanga – Search and rescue operations will still continue despite the lack of “signs of life” in the collapsed Chuzon Supermarket building in Porac town, the Pampanga police said...

All national roads and bridges affected by quake now open to the public—DPWH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 25, 2019

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Thursday (April 25) that all national roads and bridges affected by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake are now open to the...


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