At least 5 dead as another quake jolts southern Philippines

A powerful earthquake hammered the southern Philippines early yesterday, killing at least five people and rattling areas already reeling from two tremors in the past two weeks. The 6.5-magnitude quake struck at around 9 am in Mindanao, an island the … Read More

More than 400 aftershocks recorded after magnitude 6.1 Luzon quake —PHIVOLCS

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology on Tuesday morning said more than 400 aftershocks have been recorded so far after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolted Luzon on Monday. According to a tweet posted by GMA News reporter Lala Roque, … Read More

Measles outbreak in Philippines passes 8,000 cases

The Department of Health released an infomercial Monday starring boxer Manny Pacquiao urging the public to vaccinate themselves and their children. Philippine Red Cross health workers administer a measles vaccine to a boy during a nationwide response program to immunization … Read More

5.9 magnitude quake off southern Philippines

MANILA: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck at sea off the southern Philippine coast late Friday (Feb 8), though there were no early reports of damage and the local seismology office said it expected none. The US Geological Survey and the … Read More

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

The casualties, including young children, were mostly killed when their homes collapsed in landslides after days of heavy rain in several provinces in the central Philippines, said Ricardo Jalad, executive director of the national disaster agency. About 20 tropical cyclones … Read More

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Mindanao in Philippines: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at a depth … Read More

Nearly 90 Dead in Philippine Mudslides, Flooding as Storm Hits: Officials

People help to rescue flood victims in Lanao del Norte, Philippines, December 22, 2017 in this image taken from video footage obtained from social media. Aclimah Cabugatan Disumala/via REUTERS Reuters MANILA (Reuters) – A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides … Read More