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The Daily Star   06 March 2019   Philippines   Mindanao  
<p>The quake, initially measuring 6.0 magnitude, struck the island of Mindanao in the south of the country on Wednesday, the European earthquake monitoring service (EMSC) reported.<br />Its epicentre was 130 miles (211km) northeast of Davao at a depth of 37 ...
ABS-CBN News   31 October 2018   Philippines  
<p>MANILA - Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.<br />Soldiers and disaster agency personnel ...
Times Live   18 September 2018   Philippines  
<p>Philippine rescuers searched desperately for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut, which also left a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and saw millions evacuated in southern China.<br /><br />The confirmed death toll across ...
CNN   17 September 2018   Philippines   Itogon  
<p>Santiago, Isabela province, the Philippines (CNN) - Hundreds of houses have been destroyed and at least 36 people are feared buried under thick mud in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Mangkhut triggered a massive landslide in the country's north.<br ...
mirror.co.uk/   18 December 2017   Philippines   Birilan province  
<p>Landslides in the Philippines have claimed the lives of 26 people with dozens still missing.<br />The landslides hit several areas of the Birilan province, an official of the provincial disaster response office confirmed.<br />Of the missing, 15 were residents ...
Earthquake report   06 July 2017   Philippines   Leyte  
<p><strong>Update 09:05 UTC:</strong> This earthquake will normally NOT generate Tsunami waves as the Magnitude is not powerful enough (besides a couple of exceptions, the Magnitude needs to be at least M7 of higher)</p> <p><br /><strong>Update 08:59 UTC:</strong> ...
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abc.net.au   12 February 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>At least eight people were killed and more than 120 injured when a powerful earthquake struck in the southern Philippines, officials say, damaging buildings and an airport and knocking out power.</p> <p>The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused ...
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The Independent   10 January 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>A major undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p> <p>The quake was measured at a depth of 617 km (380 miles), the USGS said.</p> <p>It struck in the Celebes Sea ...
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Inquirer.net   30 June 2016   Philippines   Candijay  
<p>CANDIJAY, Bohol&mdash;The good news for Bohol came in the form of heavy rains that ended the province&rsquo;s ordeal with drought brought by the El Ni&ntilde;o phenomenon.<br />With it, however, came a bit of bad news. The rains washed out a portion of ...
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aa.com   24 November 2015   Philippines   Zamboanga City  
<p>A steam explosion at one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines may be a precursor to an eruption, officials warned Tuesday.</p> <p>The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised its alert levels after the explosion occurred at Mt. ...
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