Aftershocks recorded after magnitude 5.4 earthquake in Batangas

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City — Around 16 aftershocks were felt as of 1 a.m. Wednesday following the 5.4-magnitude earthquake, with epicenter at Tingloy, Batangas, that struck Region 4 provinces…

Surigao quake damage cost initially estimated to be nearing Php700M

BUTUAN CITY — The initial estimated damage of the 6.7 magnitude earthquake which hit Surigao del Norte and Surigao City on Friday evening has now reached almost Php700 million. The…

DSWD assures readiness of stockpiles, standby funds for affected LGUs of 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Surigao City

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Saturday that its Central Office (CO), Field Office (FO) CARAGA, and National Resource Operations Center (NROC) have a total…

Diocese of Surigao offers prayers, sympathy to quake victims

MANILA — The Diocese of Surigao expressed sympathy to the victims of the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that shook Surigao City Friday night. With this, Fr. Bob Puracan, Chancellor, Diocese of Surigao…

CAAP issues notice on closure of Surigao Airport due to quake

MANILA — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) issued Saturday morning a notice to airmen (NOTAM) regarding the closure of the Surigao Airport until March 10. CAAP Area…