2 solar panels used in monitoring Mt. Mayon stolen

LEGAZPI CITY — Two solar panels of the power supply that provides power to ScanDoas (scanning differential absorption spectroscopy), an equipment of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), was…

Mayon spews ash; evacuation ordered

  LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is closely monitoring the behavior of Mayon Volcano after it spewed ash due to unexpected phreatic eruption during heavy…

5.9-magnitude quake hits Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked Sarangani province and its neighboring areas on Saturday morning but no casualty or damage has been reported. A report released by…

Magnitude 4 quake hits Davao Oriental

  MANILA — A magnitude-4 struck the province of Davao Oriental on Sunday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) In an advisory, Phivolcs said the…

Aftershocks continue to shake Leyte

  MANILA — More aftershocks rocked Leyte province following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake Thursday afternoon. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) science research assistant Bhenz Rodriguez said this agency…

Magnitude 4 quake jolts Surigao Del Sur

  MANILA — A magnitude 4 earthquake struck Surigao Del Sur early Thursday. In an advisory, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) the earthquake occurred at 4:37 a.m.…

Phivolcs probes possible Cotabato, DavOcc quakes’ link

MANILA — State experts are studying if the magnitude 4.2 earthquake in South Cotabato on Friday (June 16) is related to the tremor that shook Davao Occidental in April this…

Aftershocks, damage possible from Davao Occ quake

MANILA — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is expecting aftershocks and damages from the magnitude 7.2 earthquake this Saturday below waters off Sarangani municipality in Mindanao’s Davao…

7.2-magnitude quake hits Sarangani; residents warned of tsunami

MANILA — A 7.2 magnitude quake with a depth of 87 km. rocked Sarangani province at 4:23 a.m. Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said. In its…

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Wao, Lanao del Sur on Easter Sunday

COTABATO CITY — Seven more aftershocks greeted the people of Wao, Lanao del Sur and its surrounding areas on Easter Sunday, with the first happening at 1:26 a.m. with magnitude…

PHIVOLCS pushes for involvement of barangays in earthquake preparedness drills

MANILA — Cooperation among the public and local government units is vital on ensuring preparedness and preventing casualties when earthquakes strike communities. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) Director…

Strong earthquake damages properties in Bukidnon, Lanao del Sur

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Several properties were damaged as a Magnitude 6 earthquake jolted parts of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur provinces early Wednesday morning. Initial reports coming from…

Phivolcs allays fears of ‘Big One’ from Batangas twin quakes

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City — Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Undersecretary and Executive Director Dr. Renato Solidum has allayed fears of Metro Manilans over widespread texts and…

Batangas aftershocks mount further

MANILA — The number of aftershocks inearthquake-shaken Batangas province continues rising. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported recording, as of 2 p.m. Monday (April 10), a total 1,189…

Magnitude-5 quake jolts Surigao del Norte

MANILA — A magnitude-5 earthquake struck Surigao del Norte early on Sunday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). The tectonic earthquake, having a depth of 33…

Aftershocks still possible from magnitude 6.7 Surigao quake

MANILA — More aftershocks can occur in the aftermath of the magnitude 6.7 earthquake near Surigao del Norte province’s Surigao City. “Such aftershocks are still possible due to the magnitude…