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37 volcanic quakes monitored in Kanlaon in last 24 hours: PHIVOLCS

(Eagle News) — Thirty-seven volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Kanlaon in the last 24 hours. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said of the 37, one was felt with an Intensity II in Canlaon City and La Castellana. Sixty-six tons of sulfur dioxide flux were also felt as of September 29. A cloud covering the volcano was also monitored. Partial volcanic swelling was detected. PHIVOLCS reminded the public about the ban on the entry […]

Heavy rainfall warning raised over parts of Luzon

(Eagle News) — A heavy rainfall warning has been raised over parts of Luzon. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, the following areas are covered by the red rainfall warning: Oriental Mindoro Marinduque Sorsogon Catanduanes Camarines Sur Camarines Norte Albay This means severe flooding is expected in flood-prone areas and near river channels, PAGASA said. Landslides are also expected in landslide-prone areas. Meanwhile, the orange warning level has been raised over […]

4.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Ilocos Norte early Friday, October 28

(Eagle News) — A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck Ilocos Norte early Friday, October 28. The epicenter was nine kilometers northeast of Nueva Era. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported: Reported Intensities: Intensity III- Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte Intensity II- Vigan City, Sinait, San Juan, Alilem, San Ildefonso, Santa Catalina, Banayoyo, San Vicente, Magsingal, and Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur; Manabo,Bangued, San Juan, and Lagayan, Abra; Pinili and Batac, Ilocos Norte intensity I- Pasil, Balbalan and […]

4.8-magnitude quake strikes Ilocos Norte early Wednesday, Oct. 26

(Eagle News) — A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ilocos Norte early Wednesday, Oct. 26. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 5:39 a.m. It had an epicenter of 11 kilometers northeast of Nueva Era. The depth of focus was one kilometer. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported: Reported Intensities: Intensity III- Laoag City, San Nicolas, and Pinili, Ilocos Norte Instrumental Intensities: Intensity II – Bangued, Abra; Pasuquin and […]

5.3-magnitude quake strikes Davao del Sur

(Eagle News) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Davao del Sur on Monday, Oct. 24. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the epicenter was 16 kilometers southwest of Davao. The depth of focus was 254 kilometers. Reported Intensities: Intensity III – Malungon, Sarangani Intensity II – Don Marcelino, and Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental Instrumental Intensities: Intensity II – Don Marcelino, and Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental; Santo Nino, South Cotabato Intensity I […]

4.4-magnitude earthquake strikes off Eastern Samar

(Eagle News) — A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Eastern Samar on Monday, Oct. 24. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 8:12 a.m. The epicenter was 45 kilometers northeast of Mercedes. The depth of focus was three kilometers. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported: Reported Intensities: Intensity III – Mercedes, Guiuan and Salcedo, Eastern Samar Intensity II – Lawaan, General MacArthur and Llorente, Eastern Samar Instrumental Intensity: […]

5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Sunday, Oct. 23. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 10:15 a.m. The epicenter was 447 kilometers southeast of Balut Island. The depth of focus was 259 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.  

33 volcanic quakes monitored in Bulusan in last 24 hours

(Eagle News)–Thirty-three volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Bulusan in the last 24 hours. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, also monitored were 462 tons per day of sulfur dioxide flux as of Oct. 21. A weak steam soaring 100 meters high was also monitored. The volcano edifice has also been slightly inflated. PHIVOLCS reminded the public about the ban on the entry into the 4-kilometer radius Permanent Danger Zone. It also advised […]

16 volcanic earthquakes monitored in Kanlaon in last 24 hours: PHIVOLCS

(Eagle News) — Sixteen volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Kanlaon in the last 24 hours. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, also monitored were 66 tons per day of sulfur dioxide flux as of September 29. A weak steam reaching 100 meters high was also detected. PHIVOLCS said there is partial volcanic swelling as well. The public was reminded against entering the 4-kilometer radius Permanent Danger Zone. PHIVOLCS also advised pilots against […]

32 volcanic quakes monitored in Bulusan in last 24 hours: PHIVOLCS

(Eagle News) — Thirty-two volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Bulusan in the last 24 hours. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, also detected were 386 tons per day of sulfur dioxide as of October 16. A cloud covering the volcano was also detected. PHIVOLCS reminded the public about the ban on the entry into the 4-kilometer Permanent Danger Zone. Pilots were also advised against flying close to the volcano. Earlier, PHIVOLCS raised […]

313 volcanic quakes monitored in Bulusan in last 24 hours: PHIVOLCS

(Eagle News) — Over 300 volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Bulusan in the last 24 hours. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology detected the 313 volcanic earthquakes a day after it announced the raising of the volcano’s alert level from 0 to 1. Also monitored were 279 tons per day of sulfur dioxide flux as of September 29. A cloud covering the volcano was also detected. PHIVOLCS reminded the public about the ban on […]