Increased Chances of Kanlaon Volcano Eruption Observed by PHIVOLCS

Mt. Kanlaon Possible Eruption

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has observed significant swelling in the structure of Kanlaon Volcano, indicating a potential magmatic intrusion. This development raises concerns about an increased likelihood of eruptive activity. On Monday, PHIVOLCS highlighted the persistent volcanic earthquake activity and elevated sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions, suggesting that these changes in ground … Read more

Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Strikes Balangiga in Eastern Samar

Eastern Samar Earthquake

On Monday, July 1, 2024, at 1:22 PM, a magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattled Abuyog in Leyte, Philippines. The tremor’s epicenter was pinpointed at coordinates 10.83°N, 125.44°E, approximately 31 kilometers south of Balangiga in Eastern Samar. This significant seismic event has prompted immediate attention and response from local authorities and residents alike. Shortly after the quake, … Read more

The Philippines Braces for ‘Big Ones’

The Big One May Happened

In the archipelago nation of the Philippines, seismic activity is a constant concern, and recent statements from experts at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) shed light on the potential for multiple significant earthquakes rather than a single catastrophic event, challenging the conventional notion of a singular “Big One.” Jeffrey Perez, a Supervising … Read more

Magnitude of 5.3 Earthquake Strikes Balut Island Davao Occidental

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake

On April 13, 2024, at 02:26 PM local time, an earthquake struck Balut Island, located in the Davao Occidental province of the Philippines. The seismic event recorded a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale, occurring at a depth of 74 kilometers. The precise coordinates of the earthquake’s epicenter were 02.05°N latitude and 126.56°E longitude, … Read more

Earthquake Strikes Ilocos Region: Phivolcs Reports Magnitude 4.2 Tremor

4.2 Earthquake in Ilocos Region

On Friday afternoon, the tranquility of the Ilocos region was disrupted by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake, as confirmed by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tectonic tremor originated 17 kilometers southwest of Adams, Ilocos Norte, at approximately 3 p.m., sending ripples of concern through the affected areas. At a depth of 8 … Read more

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Hits Davao Occidental: Phivolcs Assures No Aftershocks or Damage Expected

4.5 Quake hits Davao Today

In a seismic event that occurred on Friday morning, January 12, the province of Davao Occidental experienced a magnitude 4.5 earthquake, as reported by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). According to the Phivolcs report, the tectonic-origin earthquake took place around 10:05 in the morning. The epicenter was identified at a distance of … Read more

Just In: Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Strikes Dalupiri Island, Cagayan

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CAGAYAN, Philippines – On the morning of October 4th, at precisely 11:35 AM, residents of Dalupiri Island in Cagayan and neighboring provinces experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7. Despite the significant tremor, there have been no reported injuries or visible damage at this time. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology … Read more

Phivolcs Explains Why 600+ Aftershocks Followed 6.1 Luzon Earthquake


Phivolcs Records More Than 600 Aftershocks Following the Luzon Earthquake with 6.1 Magnitude PHIVOLCS – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology explained why more than 600 aftershocks followed the 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Luzon. Currently, the Filipino populace are watchful over the earthquake incidents. On April 22, 2019, at around 5:00 in the afternoon, … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Earthquake With 3.4 Magnitude Hits Southern Leyte


Southern Leyte Hit by 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake EARTHQUAKE – A quake with a magnitude of 3.4 recently hit Southern Leyte according to the bulletin released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). Every country has a government agency that is tasked to record the natural calamities happening in the areas within the nation. … Read more