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LATEST UPDATE: December 9, 2018 - 2:56pm
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December 9, 2018

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts Pamplona, Negros Oriental on Sunday afternoon.

Phivolcs says the quake occurred at around 1:10 p.m.

Its epicenter was located 19 kilometer S 54° West of Pamplona, Negros Oriental.

The tremor was felt in the following intensities:

  • Intensity I - Dumaguete City

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity III - Sibulan, Negros Oriental

  • Intensity I - La Carlota City

Despite this, Phivolcs said there are no expected aftershocks nor damage from the quake.

November 4, 2018

A magnitude 6 earthquake jolts Lanao del Sur on Sunday afternoon.

The quake occured at 3:55 p.m., according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. Its epicenter was traced 1 km of north west Balindong, Lanao del Sur.

Phivolcs said no damage nor aftershock is expected. 

July 3, 2018

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook Malungon, Sarangani on Tuesday afternoon. 

It was felt at Intensity IV Mati City and Davao City. 

July 3, 2018

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Nasugbu, Batangas around 12:25 p.m., according to the initial report of Phivolcs.

The tremor was felt at Intensity III in Quezon City. 

Citizens also felt the quake in other parts of Metro Manila.

According to an update by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, aftershocks are expected.

June 17, 2018

A magnitude 5.2 quake rocks San Felipe, Zambales on Sunday afternoon.

This was confirmed by Rochelle Ablan, Science Research assistant of Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to dzBB.

The quake occurred at around 5: 46 p.m. and was felt in some parts of Metro Manila.

According to The STAR, the quake was felt at Intensity III in Cainta, Rizal and Intensity II in Quezon City.

June 17, 2018

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says a magnitude 5.4 quake occurred in Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on Sunday morning.

The quake was felt at various intensities in the following areas:

Intensity III

  • General Santos City

  • Mati City

Intstrumental Intensities Intensity III

  • General Santos City

  • Alabel, Sarangani

Phivolcs warned that aftershocks are expected.

May 20, 2018

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes Lanao del Sur.

Phivolcs traced the tremor's epicenter at north east of Wao, Lanao Del Sur.

 

April 16, 2018

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts the town of Gonzaga in Cagayan at 3:43 a.m. Monday.

No damage is expected after the magnitude 5.4 quake that hit Cagayan.
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Phivolcs says there may not be damage but aftershocks are expected.

The quake was felt at Intensity 1 (scarcely perceptible) in Santiago City, Isabela and Laoag City.

April 5, 2018

The Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says a magnitude 6 earthquake shook parts of Mindanao on Thursday.

The tremor's epicenter was located in Tarragona, Davao Oriental.

March 15, 2018

A magnitude 5 earthquake jolted Talakag, Bukidnon at 3:19 p.m. on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. 

There following intensities are reported:

  • Intensity IV- Iligan City
  • Intensity III - Cagayan de Oro City
  • Intensity II - Kalilangan, Bukidnon

 

Phivolcs warned the public of potential aftershocks.

A magnitude 3 earthquake shook Bais City, Laoang, Northern Samar at 8:22 a.m. on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. 

There are no reported intensities and expected aftershocks as of posting.

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