Quezon quake not related to Mindanao temblors: Phivolcs

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that jolted the island town of Jomalig in Quezon early Thursday is not in any way related to the series of temblors that rocked Mindanao. “Hindi po sila magkaugnay. Masyado na pong malayo upang ma-trigger ng paggalaw ng fault sa Mindanao, ‘yung lindol kanina … Read More

Mt. Apo is stable: Phivolcs

DAVAO CITY — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) clarified that Mount Apo is still in normal condition following the 6.5 magnitude tremor on Thursday. The clarification was made after several netizens posted in social media of a possible explosion of Mount Apo due to recent earthquake in Mindanao. Several netizens also reacted to … Read More

Bataan hit by red tide

SAMAL, Bataan — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Monday night imposed a shellfish ban in Bataan after samples taken from the coastal areas tested positive for Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSF). A copy of BFAR’s shellfish advisory BFAR, in its Local Shellfish Advisory No. 03 dated October 28, 2019, banned the eating, … Read More