Government agencies are stepping up their preparations for the “Big One” — the 7.2-magnitude earthquake expected to one day hit Metro Manila. It is believed that when the West Valley Fault sets off the quake, nearly six million families will be affected. Now, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is working with the… Full Story »
Manila earthquake 2017?
A fish, whose appearance on land is said to be a sign of impending major earthquakes, has washed up in Cagayan de Oro. The 15-foot-long oarfish was found on the shore of baranguay Gusa yesterday (Saturday, February 18) afternoon. Another oarfish washed ashore in Agusan del Norte last week, just days before the 6.7 magnitude… Full Story »
Earthquake experts have warned the people of Metro Manila to prepare for The Big One amid fears that a massive 7.2 quake could be imminent. Following the devastation caused by the Surigao quake last week, the Philippine Institute of Vulcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has expressed concerns about possible movements on the West Valley Fault, which… Full Story »