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Phivolcs quells rumors of tsunami threat after magnitude 7.2 earthquake

Apr 29, 2017 - 1:40 PM

Rumors of the tsunami risk have been spreading online There have also been persistent questions from online users about the tsunami warning even after Phivolcs had lifted it

DAVAO OCCIDENTAL EARTHQUAKE. The earthquake is tectonic in origin and has a depth of 57 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. Image courtesy of Phivolcs

Strong Christmas Day quake alarms Chile, but no deaths reported

Dec 25, 2016 - 10:57 PM

5th UPDATE Authorities lift the tsunami alert issued following the magnitude 7 7 earthquake

People are evacuated from Tenglo Island off the city of Puerto Montt along the Pacific coast in southern Chile due to a tsunami alert after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake on December 25, 2016.  A strong Christmas day earthquake rattled Chile on Sunday, registering 7.7 on the Moment Magnitude Scale, according to US seismologists, who warned that tsunamis were possible in some areas. No victims were reported. / AFP PHOTO / Jaime Peña

Powerful quake in western Indonesia sparks panic

Mar 02, 2016 - 9:27 PM

7th UPDATE The 7 8 magnitude undersea quake strikes at a depth of 24 kilometers 15 miles at about 6:50 pm 1250 GMT the US Geological Survey says

Indian Ocean nations in tsunami test next week: UN

Sep 05, 2014 - 9:12 PM

The test is designed to examine an Indian Ocean tsunami warning system put in place after the December 24 2004 disaster

TSUNAMI ALERT. Countries spanning from Australia to South Africa will take part in a UN-backed simulation exercise to test their capacity to forecast and tackle similar disasters. Photo from AFP

Disaster preparedness posters and flyers

Nov 17, 2013 - 11:04 PM

Information tools regarding natural hazards prepared by various government agencies

Aftershocks follow strong quake near PH

Sep 01, 2012 - 11:17 AM

Eastern Visayas still experiences aftershocks following a 7 6 magnitude earthquake that shook a portion of the Pacific Ocean

Location of 7.6 quake. Screen grab from USGS website