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Know possible hazards in your area with web app ‘Hazard Hunter’

Posted on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 07:08 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Want to know potential hazards within your area? The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Tuesday (July 16) launched a web application dubbed as ‘Hazard...

City of Manila’s disaster resilience a ‘total failure’ – Mayor discovers

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 08:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Newly-elected mayor Francisco Domagoso admits they are not ready in case a strong earthquake or the so called ‘Big One’ strikes the city. “The City of Manila...

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts parts of Ilocos Norte

Posted on Monday, 6 May 2019 01:52 PM | No Comments
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...

Alert Level 1 raised over Mount Bulusan

Posted on Monday, 6 May 2019 11:32 AM | No Comments
SORSOGON, Philippines— The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Sunday (May 5) raised Alert Level 1 over Mount Bulusan due to increased seismic activity. From May 4 to...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Occidental Mindoro

Posted on Saturday, 4 May 2019 10:55 AM | No Comments
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...

Phivolcs explains why Pampanga was hit hardest by Luzon quake

Posted on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 06:50 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The center of the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rattled parts of Luzon on Monday was traced in Castillejos, Zambales, but the province of Pampanga recorded the hardest...

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts parts of Visayas

Posted on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 03:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted parts of Visayas on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the earthquake...

Strong quake rocks Luzon

Posted on Monday, 22 April 2019 06:06 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — A strong earthquake rocked parts of Luzon on Monday, April 22. In a bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said a magnitude 5.7 earthquake...

Taal Volcano in ‘abnormal’ state; no reason for panic — Phivolcs

Posted on Saturday, 30 March 2019 03:25 PM | No Comments
BATANGAS, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Thursday (March 28) raised the alert level in Taal Volcano’s main crater after a series of ‘abnormal’ activities....

PHIVOLCS issues lahar advisory for Bulusan Volcano

Posted on Monday, 21 January 2019 01:10 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) advised residents in pre-determined zones of lahar hazards in Bulusan Volcano to exercise vigilance and readiness against possible...