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Are beached oarfish a warning of impending earthquake?

Two fish associated with impending earthquakes washed ashore in Southern Leyte yesterday (Wednesday, August 9). Two oarfish — which are known in Japan as ‘The Messenger from the Sea God’s Palace’ — were found in a protected reserve in Saint Bernard. One measured 3.7 metres, with a weight of 20kg,…


Two women injured as magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocks Davao City (video)

Two women were injured when a waiting shed collapsed during a magnitude 4.6 earthquake in Southern Mindanao yesterday (Thursday, February 23). The tremor occurred at 9.50am with an epicentre about six miles northwest of Davao City at a depth of about 10 miles, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said….