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By Robert On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Negros Occidental

A strong earthquake hit off the coast of the island of Negros Occidental in the western Visayas of the Philippines Thursday evening at 6:16 pm, according to the Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Philippines: Moderate 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Ilocos Sur

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck about 70 kilometers of the coast of Vigan City, Ilocos Sur in Northern Luzon early this morning, according to the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) The More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Davao Oriental, Philippines

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Davao Oriental area of the southern island of Mindanao Wednesday morning, according to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS) alert. According to the More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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Strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Sultan Kudarat province, Philippines

A strong earthquake struck the southern Mindanao province of Sultan Kudarat  on Sunday evening, registering at 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Rescue efforts difficult after Philippines earthquake, death toll up to 144

The latest numbers reported from the Central Philippines post- earthquake reveal that the death count has risen to 144 victims, with hundreds reportedly injured. Image/CIA Specifically, at least 134 people died More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Philippines earthquake death toll eclipses 100, celebrities respond on Facebook

The latest numbers from the massive Bohol, Philippines earthquake yesterday shows the death toll reaching at least 110, according to a CBS News report. Pray for the PhilippinesImage/Facebook According to the report, More...

By Robert On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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Philippines: Major 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Bohol, dozens reported dead

A powerful earthquake registering at 7.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck just southeast of the city of Carmen in the heart of Bohol province in the Visayas, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
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Philippines: Strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes near Batanes

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit near the island province of Batanes at 4:20 am Thursday morning in the Philippines, according to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) report April More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Moderate 5.4-magnitude earthquake hits northern Luzon, Philippines: Tremor felt in Manila

A moderate 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the northern part of the island of Luzon Thursday morning at 10:27 am. The quake was felt most strongly (Intensity V) at the city of Baler in Aurora province, according More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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Moderate 5.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Surigao del Norte, Philippines

A moderate 5.2-magnitude tremor was registered 027 km N 89° E of Burgos, Surigao del Norte, Philippines this morning, according to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) report March More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 16th, 2013
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Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes near Sarangani, Philippines

A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook the southern Philippines island of Mindanao Saturday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). There were no immediate reports of damage More...

By Robert On Sunday, January 20th, 2013
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Philippines: Moderate 5.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Eastern Samar

Image/Phivolcs A 5.5-magnitude tremor struck off the coast of Eastern Samar Saturday night, according to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) report Jan. 19. The quake hit at 9:48 pm More...

By Robert On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake rattles typhoon-hit Mindanao

Image/Phivolcs Just days after the southern Philippines island of Mindanao got battered by Typhoon “Pablo”, a moderate earthquake struck the already damaged area of Davao Oriental, according to a Philippine More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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Moderate 5.2-magnitude earthquake rattles Western Mindanao

A moderately strong earthquake struck in the Western Mindanao province of  Zamboanga del Norte Tuesday afternoon, according to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) report. Image/Phivolcs The More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
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Manila under water (Photos)

Photo of Pasig City near the Marakina River Courtesy of Jena Jenalyn The accumulation of torrential rains over the past 11 days has taken its toll on the National Capital Region (NCR) causing flooding of approximately 60 More...

By Robert On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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A duo of quakes jolt Davao area

Image/TheCoffee via Wikimedia Commons Two earthquakes shook the Davao region in the southern Philippines Sunday morning according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The first More...


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