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Tsunami warning after magnitude 7.2 quake rocks southern Mindanao

A massive magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, early this morning (Saturday, April 29) prompting a now-cancelled tsunami warning. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the 4.23am quake’s epicentre was 33 miles off the coast of Sarangani, at a depth of about…





Undersea quake rocks Bicol and Eastern Visayas

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Samar shook parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas this morning (Monday, April 10). The undersea earthquake comes two days after a “swarm” of quakes of up to magnitude six hit the Batangas region, shaking the island of Luzon and being felt in Metro…


WATCH: Eyewitnesses record scenes of terror during Batangas quakes

Footage showing terrified people fleeing buildings and shopping malls have been shared online following today’s triple whammy of earthquakes around Batangas. As we reported earlier (here), the United States Geological Services (USGS) recorded a 5.7-magnitude quake east-northeast of Mabini, Batangas, just after 3pm. This was felt in neighbouring provinces and…





Magnitude 5.4 earthquake in Batangas could be felt in Manila

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake that hit Batangas today (Tuesday, April 4) could be felt in parts of Metro Manila and throughout south Luzon. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum said the quake hit about five miles northwest of Tingloy town at 8.58pm. There was no threat…