Provincial News

PCG: One dead, 3 hurt in cargo vessel fire off Talisay, Cebu

(Eagle News)–One person died and three people were hurt after a fire broke out in a cargo ship off Cebu on Sunday, April 17. According to the Philippine Coast Guard, the cause of the fire of M/V Romulo remains undetermined. The vessel has 20 crew members. It was anchored off Talisay when the fire broke out, the PCG said. The PCG said the fire was still being put out at press time.

P3.4 million worth of shabu seized in Calamba; 1 nabbed

(Eagle News)–Authorities seized P3.4 million worth of shabu in an operation in Calamba, Laguna on Thursday, the Philippine National Police said. The PNP said also nabbed during the operation was Ranz Lemuel Magdaraog. The PNP did not provide additional details about the operation. It said the 26-year-old is facing criminal charges. “..The PNP remains on high alert and will continue to conduct police operations to ensure the safety of the general public,” PNP Chief Dionardo […]

4.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Saturday, April 16. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 9:57 a.m. The epicenter was 277 kilometers southeast of Balut Island. The depth of focus was 96 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported

Operations of two DFA consular offices suspended due to “Agaton”

(Eagle News) — The Department of Foreign Affairs  has announced the suspension of operations on Monday, April 11, of two of its offices in the Visayas. According to the DFA, the suspension covers its consular offices in Tacloban and its Temporary Off-site Passport Services (TOPS) in Cebu. It said this was in compliance with the precautionary measures issued by the respective local government units amid the inclement weather brought by “Agaton.” Affected applicants in the […]

4.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Davao Oriental

(Eagle News)–A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Oriental on Sunday, April 10. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 4:23 a.m. The epicenter was 20 kilometers northeast of Governor Generoso. The depth of focus was 70 km. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

4.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Eastern Samar

(Eagle News) — A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Eastern Samar on Saturday, April 9. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 9:23 a.m. The epicenter was 32 kilometers northeast of Hernani. The depth of focus was 12 kilometers. The following instrumental intensities were reported: Instrumental Intensities: Intensity II – Abuyog, Leyte Intensity I – Palo and Alangalang, Leyte No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

5.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off Batanes

(Eagle News) — A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Batanes on Friday, April 8. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 7:36 a.m. The epicenter was 118 kilometers northwest of Itbayat. The depth of focus was 15 kilometers. The following intensities were reported: Intensity II – Basco, Batanes No damage to property was reported but aftershocks were.

4.2-magnitude quake strikes off Surigao del Sur

(Eagle News)–A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Sur on Friday, April 8. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake struck at 1:04 p.m. The epicenter was 49 kilometers northeast of Bayabas. The depth of focus was eight kilometers. The following intensities were reported: Intensity II – Bayabas, Surigao Del Sur No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

4.3-magnitude quake strikes off Davao Occidental

(Eagle News) — A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Thursday, April 7. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 5:52 p.m. The epicenter was 21 kilometers southeast of Don Marcelino. The depth of focus was 154 kilometers. The following instrumental intensity was reported: Intensity I – General Santos City No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

4.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off Eastern Samar early Wednesday

(Eagle News) — A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck off Eastern Samar early Wednesday, April 6. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 1:01 a.m. The epicenter was 29 kilometers northeast of Hernani. The following instrumental intensities were reported: Intensity II – Catbalogan City, Samar Intensity I – Abuyog, Alangalang and Palo, Leyte No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

4.1-magnitude quake strikes off Eastern Samar

(Eagle News) — A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Eastern Samar on Monday, April 4. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake struck at 4:41 p.m. The epicenter was 19 kilometers northeast of Hernani. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported: Instrumental Intensities: Intensity II – Catbalogan City, Samar Intensity I – Abuyog and Palo, Leyte No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

4.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Sunday, April 3. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 8:52 a.m. The epicenter was 162 kilometers of Jose Abad Santos. The depth of focus was 107 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.