Pampanga town declares state of calamity due to quake

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—The municipality of Porac in this province on Monday night declared a state of calamity following the fatalities and damages caused by the powerful earthquake that…

Iloilo City on ‘blue’ alert due to series of earthquakes

ILOILO CITY – After declaring the suspension of classes at all levels in Iloilo City, the mayor has placed this city under “blue alert” to continuously monitor the situation following the…

PH ready to assist Indonesia over deadly quake, tsunami

MANILA — The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Saturday expressed readiness to respond and assist Indonesia after a powerful earthquake and tsunami struck Central Sulawasi, killing…

Quake jolts parts of Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY—A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was felt in some parts of the province at 8:03 a.m. Friday, state seismologists said. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the…

Palace offers prayers to Hokkaido quake victims

MANILA — Malacañang has sent prayers to victims of the magnitude-6.7 earthquake, which hit the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan on Thursday morning and triggered landslides and power outages. “Our prayers…

Magnitude 4 quake jolts parts of Ilocos Norte, Cagayan

LAOAG CITY — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit some parts of Ilocos Norte and Cagayan provinces at 2:22 p.m. Friday, state seismologists said. With its epicenter located 6 km. northwest of…

Palace condoles with victims of massive quake in Japan

MANILA — Malacañang offered prayers to victims of a massive quake that shook Osaka on Monday, killing three people and injuring hundreds of others. “We offer our prayers to the people…

3 dead, over 10 injured as 6.1-magnitude quake rocks western Japan

TOKYO — Three people have been confirmed dead, including a nine-year-old girl, and more than 10 others have been injured as a result of a powerful earthquake that struck Osaka prefecture…

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…

Quake jolts Baguio City