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DOST-PAGASA inaugurates Flood Forecasting and Warning System in CamSur

May 03, 2019
PILI, Camarines Sur, May 1 (PIA) – After almost 4 decades, the public finally witnessed the inauguration and blessing of the rehabilitated Bicol River Basin Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFW ...

Phivolcs chief: Ground motion data crucial in building, infra design

April 26, 2019
Metro Davao Site Response Atlas would play an important role in the design and construction of buildings and other infrastructure. DAVAO CITY (PIA) – Data on ground motion characteristics plays a c ...

OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON 22 APRIL 2019 CENTRAL LUZON EARTHQUAKE AND PINATUBO VOLCANO

April 25, 2019
There are observations of emission of unusual smoke coming from Pinatubo Volcano and/or immediate vicinities and poor to zero visibilities from “ash fall” reported to DOST- PHIVOLCS by concerned citiz ...

Magnitude 7.1 lindol parating, fake news

April 24, 2019
NAGBABALA ang Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology sa publiko laban sa kumakalat na text message na nagsasabing parating na ang magnitude 7.1 lindol. Ayon sa Phivolcs wala silang ipin ...

After ng 6.1 sa Luzon, 6.5 naman sa 'BIG ONE’, WALANG BASEHAN — PHIVOLCS

April 24, 2019
  IGINIIT ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) na walang basehan ang kumakalat sa internet na nagbibigay ng babala sa pagtama ng Magnitude 7.1 earthquake matapos ang ...

Davao Occidental at Oriental, niyanig ng magkasunod na lindol

April 24, 2019
Niyanig ng magkasunod na lindol ang ilang bahagi ng Mindanao, kaninag tanghali. Ang unang lindol na may lakas na magnitude of 4.5, ay tumama sa 374 kilometers southwest ng Sarangani, Davao Occidenta ...

Eastern Samar quake not expected to cause much damage — DOST exec

April 24, 2019
The earthquake that occurred in eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon was expected to cause less damage compared to the Zambales quake. In an interview on Unang Hirit, Department of Science and Technolo ...

Mindanao, niyanig ng magkasunod na lindol

April 24, 2019
Niyanig ng magkasunod na lindol ang ilang bahagi ng Mindanao, kaninag tanghali. Ang unang lindol na may lakas na magnitude of 4.5, ay tumama sa 374 kilometers southwest ng Sarangani, Davao Occidenta ...

Primer on the 23 April 2019 Magnitude 6.5 Eastern Samar Earthquake

April 23, 2019
What is happening at Samar and vicinity?   At 1:37 PM on 23 April 2019, Tuesday, a strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.5 shook the island of Samar and vicinity. The epicenter is located 9 kilometers no ...

PRIMER ON THE 22 APRIL 2019 MAGNITUDE 6.1 CENTRAL LUZON EARTHQUAKE

April 23, 2019
What is happening at Zambales and Pampanga? At 5:11 PM on 22 April 2019, Monday, a moderate earthquake of Magnitude 6.1 shook the provinces of Zambales, Pampanga and vicinity. The epicenter is locate ...

Phivolcs: No technology yet to predict earthquakes

April 23, 2019
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has reminded the public that there is no technology yet that can predict earthquakes. On its Facebook page, Ph ...

Año lauds DILG’s disaster information center for winning Wind Vane Award

April 23, 2019
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año has lauded the Central Office Disaster Information Coordinating Center (DILG CODIX) for winning this year’s prestigious ...

6.1 quake rocks Luzon; 5 die in Pampanga

April 23, 2019
A powerful earthquake has struck the main Philippines island of Luzon, killing at least 11 people. The magnitude 6.1 tremor hit at 17:11 local time (09:11 GMT) on Monday, the Philippines Institute of ...

Magnitude 6.5 na lindol, yumanig sa Eastern Samar

April 23, 2019
MAYNILA (UPDATE) -- Niyanig ng magnitude 6.5 lindol nitong hapon ng Martes ang Eastern Samar, wala pang 24 oras matapos tumama ang isang magnitude 6.1 lindol sa Zambales. Tumama ang lindol sa layong ...

Primer on the Magnitude 6.1 Central Luzon Earthquake

April 23, 2019
What is happening at Zambales and Pampanga? At 5:11 PM on 22 April 2019, Monday, a moderate earthquake of Magnitude 6.1 shook the provinces of Zambales, Pampanga and vicinity. The epicenter is locate ...

Primer on the Magnitude 6.5 Eastern Samar earthquake

April 23, 2019
What is happening at Samar and vicinity? At 1:37 PM on 23 April 2019, Tuesday, a strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.5 shook the island of Samar and vicinity. The epicenter is located 9 kilometers north ...

PRESS RELEASE: DOST-PHIVOLCS BUILDS UP EARTHQUAKE AWARENESS AND PREPAREDNESS OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS IN CAMIGUIN

April 22, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology’s (DOST-PHIVOLCS’) commitment to uphold its duty on improving the capacity of key stakeholders in the school ...

Panayam kay Dir. Renato Solidum ng DOST, kaugnay sa magnitude 5.7 na lindol sa Zambales

April 22, 2019
Manila, Philippines – Nilinaw ni Department of Science and Technology Undersecretary Renato Solidum na ang 6.1 magnitude na lindol na tumama sa Zambales nitong Lunes ay walang kaugnayan sa yumanig ...

Magnitude 6.1 na lindol, yumanig sa Metro Manila at ilang bahagi ng Luzon

April 22, 2019
NIYANIG ng magnitude 6.1 lindol ang Metro Manila at ilang pang karatig lugar sa Luzon kahapon nang hapon. Eksaktong alas-5:11 ng hapon nang maramdaman ang malawak na pagyanig na ang episentro ay na ...

Ilang bahagi ng Luzon, niyanig ng 5.7 magnitude na lindol

April 22, 2019
Niyanig ng  magnitude 5.7 na lindol ang Zambales kaninang alas singko onse ng hapon. Ayon sa Phivolcs, tectonic ang origin ng lindol na natukoy dalawang kilometro sa northeast ng Castillejos sa Zamba ...

PRESS RELEASE: “Join the earthquake drill” urges DOST-PHIVOLCS

April 18, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) encourages the public to participate in the first quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthqua ...

DoST-PHIVOLCS launches Metro Davao earthquake maps

April 16, 2019
Department of Science and Technology Undersecretary Renato U. Solidum Jr., also PHIVOLCS officer-in-charge (at center), leads the unveiling of the Metro Davao Site Response Atlas in Davao City on Ap ...

Lalawigan ng Cagayan, niyanig ng magnitude 5.2 na lindol

April 15, 2019
Niyanig ng magnitude 5.2 na lindol ang bayan ng Calayan sa lalawigan ng Cagayan. Ayon sa Phivolcs, naitala ang pagyanig sa 63 kilometers Southwest ng bayan ng Calayan, alas-9:32 ng umaga ng Lunes (Ap ...

Magnitude 5 na lindol niyanig ang Calayan, Cagayan

April 15, 2019
MANILA, Philippines — Naitala ang magnitude 5 na lindol ngayong Lunes sa Calayan, Cagayan alas-nuebe trenta y trenta ng umaga, ayon sa Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. Bagama't wal ...

DOST-Phivolcs releases earthquake site atlas for Davao

April 14, 2019
DAVAO CITY -- The local government here will now be guided in designing buildings and residential homes in areas vulnerable to earthquake, after the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Ins ...

BUSINESSES, GOVERNMENT STRENGTHEN TIES IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT

April 12, 2019
28 MARCH 2019, MAKATI CITY—In a recent forum jointly organized by the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and the Office of Civil Defense, with the support of the Asian Preparedness Partn ...

DOST-Phivolcs releases earthquake site atlas for Davao

April 12, 2019
DAVAO CITY -- The local government here will now be guided in designing buildings and residential homes in areas vulnerable to earthquake, after the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Ins ...

Thunderstorm warning up over parts of Luzon, including NCR

April 12, 2019
PAGASA on Friday afternoon issued a thunderstorm advisory covering several areas in Metro Manila and several other provinces in Luzon. Issued at 1:40 p.m., PAGASA said heavy rainshower with lightning ...

Thunderstorm to hit areas in Luzon

April 12, 2019
Jobseekers with umbrellas at the Luneta job fair on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (J Cuarez image) Heavy rain shower with lightning and strong winds are expected in several areas in Luzon, the weathe ...



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