Provincial News

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.

17 volcanic quakes monitored in Taal in last 24 hours

(Eagle News)–Seventeen volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Taal in the last 24 hours. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the earthquakes at the volcano, which remains on alert level 3, included four volcanic earthquakes that lasted one to two minutes long. Sulfur dioxide flux was monitored at 1232 tons on April 2. A steam plume reaching 900 meters high was also monitored. PHIVOLCS reminded the public that entry into the Taal Lake […]

PHIVOLCS: 36 volcanic quakes monitored in Taal in last 24 hours

(Eagle News) — Thirty-six volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Taal in 24 hours. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, sulfur dioxide at the volcano, which remains on alert level 3, was pegged at 2451 tons on April 1. A plume reaching 900 meters high was also monitored, with moderate evaporation registered. PHIVOLCS reiterated that the ban on the entry into the Taal Volcano Lake and into the high-risk barangays of Laurel and […]

4.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental

(Eagle News) — A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Saturday, April 2. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 6:53 a.m. The quake’s epicenter was 340 kilometers southeast of Balut Island. The depth of focus was 49 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

3 phreatomagmatic bursts, 13 volcanic quakes monitored in Taal in 24 hours

(Eagle News) — Three phreatomagmatic bursts were reported in Taal in 24 hours. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the bursts at the volcano, which remains on alert level 3, occurred at 10:39 a.m., 10:47 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. on March 31. Thirteen volcanic earthquakes including three volcanic tremors that lasted two to three minutes long were also monitored. Sulfur dioxide flux was monitored at 7856 tons on March 31. A plume […]

5.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off Surigao del Norte

(Eagle News) — A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Norte on Friday, April 1. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 9:35 a.m. The epicenter was 60 kilometers northeast of General Luna. The depth of focus was 15 kilometers. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported: Reported Intensities: Intensity II – General Luna, and Dapa, Surigao del Norte Instrumental Intensity: Intensity I – Surigao City No damage […]