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One killed in collapsed building after powerful quake rocks Leyte

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines today (Thursday, July 6), killing at least one person inside a collapsed building. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said aftershocks were expected but ruled out any tsunami following the quake that rocked the towns of Jaro and Kananga in Leyte…


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…