earthquake in Mindanao - updates

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Magnitude 5.9 temblor jolts Bukidnon

Nov 19, 2019 - 10:48 AM

(UPDATED) Phivolcs says Kadingilan, Bukidnon was the epicenter of the earthquake which struck Monday night

SAFETY. Patients of Bukidnon provincial hospital in  Kibawe are evacuated Monday following the magnitude 5.9 earthquake. Photo courtesy of Kibawe DRRMO

DOLE to provide employment aid to victims of Cotabato earthquakes

Nov 05, 2019 - 6:45 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment says cash assistance will also be given to families of overseas Filipino workers in affected areas

EARTHQUAKE AFTERMATH. Residents displaced by a series of strong earthquake that struck the province of Cotabato stay int temporary shelters. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

1 arrested in Davao City condo earthquake damage

Nov 02, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte also orders a probe into the city's engineering and city building offices, and Ecoland 4000 Residence's building administration

DAMAGED. Ecoland 4000 Residences in Davao City sustained greater damage among the structures. Photo from Davao City government

'Beyond repair': Dread and anxiety in Kidapawan after strong earthquakes

Nov 02, 2019 - 5:43 PM

Like others in earthquake-struck communities, the people of Barangay Ilomavis in Kidapawan City are still coming to terms with the destruction caused by the strong tremors

EVACUEES. A mother and child in an evacuation center in Barangay Ilomavis, Cotabato. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LGUs send help to earthquake-hit communities in Mindanao

Nov 02, 2019 - 5:20 PM

(6th UPDATE) Here are some of the local governments and officials who have extended a helping hand to Cotabato and other affected areas

EVACUEES. Evacuees in Cotabato. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LOOK: Davao City condo damaged by strong earthquake

Oct 31, 2019 - 1:18 PM

At least 9 people, including a Korean resident, are injured at Ecoland 4000 in Davao City

DAMAGED. The Ecoland 4000 condominium in Davao City sustains serious damage after a another strong earthquake rocked parts of Mindanao, including Davao City, on October 31, 2019. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocks parts of Mindanao

Oct 31, 2019 - 9:40 AM

(7th UPDATE) The strong earthquake happens just two days after a magnitude 6.6 tremor struck Cotabato and affected other provinces in Mindanao

EARTHQUAKE. A magnitude 6.6 earthquake detroyed this structure and other infrastructure in Tulunan, Cotabaot, and other parts of Mindanao on October 29, 2019. A strong magnitude 6.5 aftershock hit the same area two days later. Photos courtesy of the Tulunan Municipal disaster risk reduction and management office

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Cotabato

Oct 29, 2019 - 10:03 AM

(10th UPDATE) The earthquake strikes Tulunan town and affects other parts of Mindanao just two weeks after a strong earthquake hit the same area

EARTHQUAKE. An office worker is attended by colleagues after she fainted following an the earthquake that hit Mindanao on October 29, 2019. Photo by Manman Dejeto / AFP

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks Davao Oriental

Aug 31, 2019 - 10:15 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The latest tremor in Davao Oriental is the 5th major temblor to shake the province since a magnitude 7.2 quake in December 2018

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Earthquake hits parts of Mindanao, Eastern Visayas

Jul 03, 2015 - 3:32 PM

The epicenter of the magnitude 6 1 earthquake is located 41 km northeast of Burgos Surigao del Norte according to Phivolcs

#QuakePH: Help map critical reports

Jul 14, 2014 - 5:23 PM

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Image courtesy Phivolcs

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked Southern Mindanao on Monday afternoon, July 14, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Phivolcs posted that the quake struck 88 kilometers southeast of Don Marcelino town in Davao Occidental at around 3:59 in the afternoon.

The quake which was tectonic in origin has a depth of 10 kilometers.

The first bulletin issued by Phivolcs said Intensity 2 was felt in General Santos City.

No damages were reported but aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said. –

Quake shakes central, southern Mindanao

Jul 15, 2013 - 10:01 AM

2nd UPDATE A magnitude 5 2 earthquake shook parts of central and southern Mindanao Monday morning July 15

Graphic courtesy of Phivolcs

Magnitude 4 earthquake jolts Caraga

Apr 13, 2013 - 12:40 PM

A magnitude 4 earthquake rattled Caraga region on Saturday morning April 13

Magnitude 5.8 quake shakes Mindanao

Dec 10, 2012 - 6:48 AM

A moderate earthquake shakes Davao and neighboring provinces days after Typhoon Pablo hit the region

5 quakes jolt Mindanao

Sep 09, 2012 - 12:16 PM

As of posting no damages were reported

Magnitude 5.9 quake off Sultan Kudarat

Sep 03, 2012 - 3:22 PM

A magnitude 5 9 earthquake hit just off Sultan Kudarat on Monday September 3 the Philippine Institute of Volcanology Seismology Phivolcs reported