1990 Luzon earthquake - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 1990 Luzon earthquake


[OPINION] The Baguio metanarrative

Jul 16, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The July 16 earthquake that struck Baguio 29 years ago is a story without a background. You cannot be prepared for this one.

Learning from 1990 disaster, Baguio holds first city-wide quake drill

Mar 31, 2016 - 3:09 PM

While officials say the city has made long strides in disaster preparedness since 1990 there s still a lot to be done

PREPAREDNESS. Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan (L) and OCD-Cordillera Chief Alex Uy (R) do the duck, cover, and hold during the city-wide earthquake drill. Photo by Rappler

All you need to know about preparing for earthquakes

Jul 29, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Here's a compilation of all earthquake-related stories on Project Agos ranging from basic information on the hazard to tips on what to do before, during and after an earthquake

Faith and science: Lessons from the 1990 Luzon earthquake

Jul 18, 2015 - 5:31 PM

What lessons from the 1990 Luzon earthquake can we apply should the Big One strike Metro Manila?

The 'tidal wave' during the 1990 Baguio quake

Jul 17, 2015 - 2:31 AM

A survivor tells his account of that fateful afternoon The UP Baguio community was shaken but its spirit was not

Sonia Roco: Eyewitness to the 1990 Luzon earthquake

Jul 16, 2015 - 8:10 PM

Sonia Roco widow of the late Senator Raul Roco and other eyewitnesses retell the story of the 1990 Luzon earthquake

Rush to progress? Baguio allows taller buildings after 1990 earthquake

Jul 16, 2015 - 3:11 PM

Twenty five years after the devastating earthquake Baguio City wants to double the number of floors allowed for buildings in commercial areas Is this safe?

UNCHECKED GROWTH? The urban sprawl in Baguio reflects the city's role as the buzzing economic center of the Cordilleras, bouncing back from the devastation of the July 16, 1990 killer quake. Photo by Jessa Polonio

The 1990 Luzon earthquake: Life after tragedy

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:26 AM

Losing an arm versus losing my life – I thought I am still lucky says Raffy Resuello who was in a class at the University of Baguio when the killer quake leveled his school building

How vulnerable is Manila to earthquakes?

Nov 30, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Home to around 1 6 million people the Malacañang Palace the Port of Manila and various historical sites it is highly vulnerable to earthquakes and other hazards

Remembering the 1990 Luzon Earthquake

Jul 16, 2014 - 4:27 PM

The 1990 Luzon earthquake left some valuable lessons. Have we learned them yet?

#TalkThursday: Metro Manila earthquake scenarios

Jul 11, 2014 - 11:46 AM

Rappler talks to Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum about what could happen if a 7 2 magnitude earthquake hits Metro Manila