Agila Pilipinas

3.3-magnitude quake jolts Batangas

(Eagle News)–A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck Batangas on Sunday, Jan. 19. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 8:23 p.m., had its epicenter five kilometers southwest of Mabini. It had a depth of focus of 7 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

DOTr eyes completion of Bicol International Airport by July 2020

(Eagle News)–The Department of Transportation is eyeing the completion of the Bicol International Airport by July 2020, with over 62 percent of the structure completed. In a statement, the DOTr said as of Jan. 15, the construction of the airport in Daraga, Albay was at a 62.393% progress rate. Once completed, the DOTr said the airport is expected to accommodate 2 million passengers every year, with the enhancement of its capacity facilities and airport operation […]

3.8-magnitude quake hits Batangas

(Eagle News)–A 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck Batangas on Sunday, Jan. 19. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 6:56 a.m., had its epicenter 5 kilometers southwest of Laurel. It had a depth of focus of 1 kilometer. An instrumental intensity I was felt in Tagaytay. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

3.2-magnitude quake hits Occidental Mindoro

(Eagle News)–A 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck Occidental Mindoro on Saturday, Jan. 18. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 10:16 a.m., had its epicenter 30 kilometers southwest of Paluan. It had a depth of focus of 6 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

4.2-magnitude quake hits Occidental Mindoro

(Eagle News)–A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck Occidental Mindoro on Friday, Jan. 17. The Philippine Institute Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 11:36 p.m., had its epicenter 41 kilometers southwest of Paluan. It had a depth of focus of 22 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

3.9-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 3.9-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Occidental on Friday, Jan. 17. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which hit at 12:28 p.m., had its epicenter 56 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos. It had a depth of focus of 178 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.  

Cloudy skies, isolated rains still expected over Cavite, Batangas due to Taal volcanic activity, northeast monsoon

(Eagle News)–Cavite and Batangas will continue to have cloudy skies with isolated rains due to Taal’s volcanic activity and the northeast monsoon affecting Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said there is also the potential for isolated thunderstorms in the vicinity of the volcano with reduced visibility during ashfall. Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Aurora and Quezon will, on the other hand, have cloudy skies with scattered rains due […]

Cavite placed under state of calamity

(Eagle News) — The provincial board of Cavite has placed the province, which is reeling from the effects of Taal’s volcanic activity, under a state of calamity. The board did this through  Resolution No. 1389-2020, the passage of which was announced on Wednesday, Jan. 15, by the provincial government in its official Facebook page. According to the provincial government, so far,  eight barangays of Tagaytay City were classified as “highly susceptible to greater damage in […]

3.6-magnitude quake hits Davao del Sur

(Eagle News)–A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck Davao del Sur on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 5:36 a.m., had its epicenter 18 kilometers southwest of Sulop. It had a depth of focus of 23 kilometers. An instrumental intensity II was felt in Malungon, Sarangani. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.  

PAGASA: Cavite, Batangas to have cloudy skies, isolated rains due to Taal volcanic activity, northeast monsoon

(Eagle News)–Cavite and Batangas will have cloudy skies and isolated rains due to the volcanic activity in Taal and the northeast monsoon affecting Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration added due to the northeast monsoon, Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Bicol Region. Eastern Visayas, Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies with scattered rains, while  Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light […]

3.6-magnitude quake hits Batangas

(Eagle News)–A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck Batangas on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which took place at 8:34 a.m., had its epicenter 6 kilometers northwest of Laurel. It had a depth of focus of one kilometer. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.