Category Archives: quake

4.6-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 28 Oct) – A 4.6-magnitude quake hit Sarangani town in Davao Occidental on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Phivolcs said the tremor occurred at 3:53pm with the epicenter located 192 kilometers southeast or off the coast of the town. The quake had a depth of 154 km and […]

Magnitude 5 quake hits Bukidnon, 7 hours after Magnitude 5.9 in Sarangani

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 Aug) —  A magnitude 5.0 quake struck Bukidnon at 3:39 p.m. Saturday, seven hours after a magnitude 5.9 quake hit the southern part of Mindanao. The quake’s epicenter, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) was 12 kilometers southwest of Valencia City in Bukidnon. The quake registered […]

Quake update: 3 injured  in Glan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 April) — Three persons, including a pregnant woman, were injured while several government buildings, houses and other private structures were damaged in the coastal towns of Glan and Malapatan in Sarangani Province as a result of the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that hit the area before dawn Saturday. Ken Dollar Pontilar, staff member […]

After the quake

A portion of the ceiling of San Jose chapel in Barangay Kilikili, Wao, Lanao del Sur collapsed due to the magnitude quake at 5:21 a.m. on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. The statues of St. Joseph and other religious icons were found to have moved to the edge of the retable but not one fell. MINDANEWS […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Surigao City after the quake. 12 Feb 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk PRESIDENTIAL SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE IN SURIGAO CITY [Surigao City | 12 February 2017] Iyo iyo ba. Unsa manang iyo iyo? (laughter) Bata […]

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts Davao City, neighboring areas

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 Sept) – Parents embraced their terrified children in an urban poor village here when a magnitude 6.5 quake struck this city and neighboring areas at 6:53 a.m. Saturday but there were no reported deaths, injuries or damage to property. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in its Earthquake Information No. […]

8 hurt in Surigao quake

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) – Eight people were hurt while at least 38 more evacuated when a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck Surigao City Tuesday evening. The eight injured sought treatment in hospitals after being hit by falling objects, said Wilbert Ga, spokesperson of the Caraga Regional Hospital here. He said a couple in the […]