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October 17, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS Conducts InfoBit Webinar at House of Representatives on Science Technology and Innovation for DRR on Large Scale Geologic Hazards

In partnership with the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), DOST-PHIVOLCS conducted a 2-day Infobit webinar series entitled “Earthquake, Tsunami, and Volcanic Eruption Preparedness,” for the House of Representatives on 14-15  October 2020.     For the first day, DOST…

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October 12, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS TO CONDUCT INFOBIT WEBINARS FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

To raise awareness for geologic disasters, DOST-PHIVOLCS will be conducting two InfoBit webinars for the House of Representatives on October 14 and 15.  The first webinar on October 14, which will focus on “Earthquake, Tsunami, and Volcanic Eruption Preparedness,” will feature a message from DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la…

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October 05, 2020

Earthquake Scenarios Mahalaga sa Tamang Paghahanda at Pagtugon sa Malalakas na Lindol

Ang DOST-PHIVOLCS ay nagbibigay ng mga EARTHQUAKE SCENARIOS at hindi EARTHQUAKE PREDICTIONS. Sa kasalukuyan, maging sa ibang bansa, wala pang maasahang teknolohiya, instrumento at siyentipikong kaalaman na makakapagsabi ng eksaktong oras, petsa at lokasyon ng isang malakas na lindol. Ang mga EARTHQUAKE SCENARIOS na ibinabahagi ng DOST-PHIVOLCS ay iba’t ibang…

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September 30, 2020

Tsunami Summit 2020 for Mindanao Goes Virtual

Despite the ongoing pandemic, DOST-PHIVOLCS is once again strongly advocating for earthquake and tsunami preparedness efforts. That’s why the Institute will be conducting a kick-off webinar called “Consultation eWorkshop for a Harmonized Program on Tsunami DRR” or Tsunami Summit 2020 on October 1.     DOST-PHIVOLCS will launch the month-long…

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September 25, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS Kicks Off WTAD Poster and Slogan-Making Contests

DOST-PHIVOLCS encourages the youth to take part in the poster-making and slogan-making online contests in observance of the World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD). This year’s theme is “Tsunami awareness, community preparedness, and proper response in the new normal”.  The contests will run from September 25 to October 18, 2020. The…

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August 22, 2020

DInSAR Wrapped Phase and Line of Sight Displacement Maps of the 18 August 2020 M6.6 Masbate Earthquake

Differential Interferometric Satellite Aperture Radar (DInSAR) analysis of the 2020 Magnitude 6.6 Masbate Earthquake, using satellite data taken last August 14 and 20, reveals ground deformation, which may be a combination of vertical and horizontal ground displacements, between 20-30 cm to the west of the epicenter. Further analysis will be…

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October 21, 2020

BULUSAN VOLCANO BULLETIN: 21 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

 Bulusan Volcano’s monitoring network did not detect any volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Ground deformation data from continuous GPS measurements indicate slight inflation on the edifice since July 2020, while the long-term trend…
October 21, 2020

KANLAON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 21 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

 Kanlaon Volcano's monitoring network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 656 tonnes/day on 13 October 2020. Ground deformation data from continuous…
October 21, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 21 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

 Mayon Volcano’s monitoring network did not detect any volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting east-northeast was observed. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was last…
October 21, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN: 21 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

  In the past 24-hour period, the Taal Volcano Network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake. Weak steam-laden plumes from fumarolic activity at the vents of the Main Crater rose 5 meters high before drifting southwest. Ground…
October 20, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN: 20 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

 In the past 24-hour period, the Taal Volcano Network recorded three (3) volcanic earthquakes. Weak steam-laden plumes from fumarolic activity at the vents of the Main Crater rose 5 meters high before drifting southwest. Ground…
October 20, 2020

KANLAON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 20 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

 Kanlaon Volcano's monitoring network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that rose 300 meters before drifting northwest was observed. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured…
October 20, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 20 October 2020 08:00 A.M.

 Mayon Volcano’s monitoring network did not detect any volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was last measured at an average of 143 tonnes/day on 10 October 2020. Ground deformation data…

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