Agila Pilipinas

3.5-magnitude quake hits Laguna

(Eagle News)–A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck Laguna on Monday, Feb. 17. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 4:21 a.m., had its epicenter eight kilometers southwest of San Pablo. It had a depth of focus of 4 kilometers. The following intensities were recorded: Intensity IV – San Pablo City; Malvar, Batangas No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

Northeast monsoon affects N. Luzon

(Eagle News)–Rains and cloudy skies are expected in parts of Northern Luzon as the northeast monsoon affects that part of the country. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains will be experienced over the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya,Aurora, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Benguet,Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan. Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast […]

PHIVOLCS: 4.6-magnitude quake struck Batanes on Saturday

(Eagle News)–A 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck Batanes on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said in its its bulletin on Sunday, Feb. 16, that the quake struck at 1:57 p.m. It had its epicenter 93 kilometers southwest of Sabtang. Depth of focus was 3 kilometers. The following intensities were recorded: Intensity III -Sabtang, Ivana and Uyugan, Batanes Intensity II – Basco and Mahatao, Batanes No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

4.1-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental early Sunday

(Eagle News)–A 4.1-magnitude quake hit Davao Occidental early Sunday, Feb. 16. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which hit at 12:50 a.m., had its epicenter 334 kilometers southeast of Sarangani. It had a depth of focus of 10 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.  

PHL military lauds Oriental Mindoro initiative to hold localized peace talks with NPA

(Eagle News)–The Philippine military has hailed Mindoro Oriental’s efforts to hold peace talks with New People’s Army rebels there. In a statement, 2nd Infantry Division commander Major General Arnulfo Marcelo B. Burgos Jr. said the Oriental Mindoro Provincial Peace and Order Council’s initiative was “crucial and necessary.” “Localized peace talks will directly address the distinct social issues prevailing in every area,” he said. Earlier, the government urged the conduct of localized peace talks to address […]

Lalaking nawawala sa kasagsagan ng Taal eruption, natagpuang patay sa Volcano Island

  Ni Ghadzs Rodelas Eagle News Service Batangas correspondent SAN NICOLAS, Batangas (Eagle News) — Natagpuan na ngayong Sabado, Pebrero 15, ang isa sa dalawang lalaki na napaulat na nawawala sa kasagsagan ng pagputok ng Taal Volcano sa mismong Volcano Island na sakop ng Brgy. Alas-as, San Nicolas, Batangas. Nakadapa sa bangka nang matagpuang wala nang buhay si Marlon Deteral, 26 anyos at residente ng nasabing lugar. Ayon sa ina ng biktima, si Marilyn Deteral, […]

3.7-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 3.7-magnitude quake hit Davao Occidental on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 5:45 p.m., hit 247 kilometers southeast of Sarangani. It had a depth of focus of 70 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

Thunderstorm advisory hoisted over parts of Mindanao

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over parts of Mindanao. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy rainshowers with lightning and strong winds are being experienced in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. PAGASA said these were due to thunderstorms. The conditions   may persist within 1 to 2 hours and may affect nearby areas, according to the weather bureau. “All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impact associated with these […]

4.3-magnitude quake hits Southern Leyte

(Eagle News)–A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck Southern Leyte on Thursday night. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said on Friday, Feb. 14, that the quake, which hit at 9:25 p.m., had its epicenter 10 kilometers northeast of Sogod. Depth of focus was 5 kilometers. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were recorded: Intensities: Intensity III – Silago and Hinunangan, Leyte Intensity II – Mahaplag and Abuyog, Leyte Instrumental Intensity: Intensity I – Palo, Leyte No […]

Rainfall advisory hoisted over Aurora, Nueva Vizcaya

(Eagle News) — A rainfall advisory has been hoisted over parts of Northern Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said light to moderate rains are being experienced over Baler, San Luis, Dipaculao and Maria Aurora in Aurora; and in Alfonso Castaneda in Nueva Vizcaya. PAGASA said these conditions may persist within one to two hours. “All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impacts associated with these hazards,” PAGASA said.

Thunderstorm advisory hoisted over parts of Mindanao

(Eagle News) — A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over parts of Mindanao. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy rainshowers with lightning and strong winds are expected over Bukidnon and Maguindanao. PAGASA said these conditions were expected within the next one to two hours. PAGASA said these conditions were being experienced in Davao City; Mati, Governor Generoso, San Isidro in Davao Oriental; South Cotabato; Kiamba and Maitum in Sarangani; […]

DOTr: Sangley airport to be inaugurated on Saturday, Feb. 15

(Eagle News) — The Sangley airport in Cavite will be inaugurated on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Department of Transportation made the announcement in an advisory on its Facebook account on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The scheduled inauguration comes only months after an operational dry run was held there on Oct. 29 last year. This was earlier than the November 2019 deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte. The President ordered the DOTr to fast-track the construction of […]