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Inquirier.net
Fire at Ormoc’s Gaisano mall spread in minutes – witnessescontinues at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2017, more than four hours since the fi
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
continues at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2017, more than four hours since the fire broke out at the Gaisano Capital in Ormoc City. (PHOTO BY ROBERT DEJON / INQUIRER VISAYAS) ORMOC CITY — This city lost its oldest mall in a fire of still... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' AmericaCommand Chief Lt. Gen. Oscar Lactao as the President is accorded with military
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Command Chief Lt. Gen. Oscar Lactao as the President is accorded with military honors upon his arrival at the at the Ormoc City Airport for his visit to the earthquake-ravaged Leyte on July 13, 2017. Photo by ROBINSON NINAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ozamiz police chief, active in anti-drug ops, back in serviceaside effective July 13, 2017.” ADVERTISEMENT He said Dela Rosa earlier suspe
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
aside effective July 13, 2017.” ADVERTISEMENT He said Dela Rosa earlier suspended Espenido due to the complaint filed by Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez. Gomez had taken exception to Espenido’s claim in 2016 that he had connections to the illegal... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Phivolcs needs more people to monitor more quakesJuly 6, following the movement of the Leyte segment of PFZ. ADVERTISEMENT The
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
July 6, following the movement of the Leyte segment of PFZ. ADVERTISEMENT The epicenter was located 15.5 km northeast of Ormoc City at a depth of 2 km. The quake damaged several school buildings, roads, bridges and geothermal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The 24/7 President67th anniversary celebration at the Tejeros Hall of Camp Emilio Aguinaldo. In a
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
67th anniversary celebration at the Tejeros Hall of Camp Emilio Aguinaldo. In addition, the President also visited Ormoc City with some of the Cabinet members where they met with local officials to know the situation of the city which was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bato: Marcos, 18 others have yet to serve suspensioncarry it out]. We are just the implementing agency,” Gonda said. The suspensio
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
carry it out]. We are just the implementing agency,” Gonda said. The suspension order stemmed from the complaint filed by Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez against Espenido in 2016 for alleged connection to the drug operations of the late Albuera... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aftershocks rattle Leyte provinceJuly 6 tremor at an average of 20 minor earthquakes daily, according to Phivolc
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
July 6 tremor at an average of 20 minor earthquakes daily, according to Phivolcs. Most aftershocks had its epicenter in Ormoc City and nearby Kananga town, the two most affected areas. These areas are located within the Central Leyte Fault line... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Faces of the newshimself is a person of interest and will be subjected to a lie detector test.
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
himself is a person of interest and will be subjected to a lie detector test. A year into his first term as mayor of Ormoc City in Leyte, actor Richard Gomez had his baptism of fire on disaster management when the city was devastated by a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Power back in Tacloban, parts of Leyte but supply still unstableVisayas grid. Among those affected by the quake were the geothermal power plan
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Visayas grid. Among those affected by the quake were the geothermal power plants of the Energy Development Corp. (EDC) in Ormoc City. EDC earlier estimated that it could deliver 317 MW to the Visayas grid by July 16 when repairs would be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Power restored in parts of Eastern Visayashit Leyte province. The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said yes
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
hit Leyte province. The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said yesterday electricity was back in parts of Ormoc City and Kananga, Leyte after receiving power from Cebu. NGCP also restored power in the Tacloban-Babatngon under the... Read more
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The Manila Times
20% power restored in quake-hit areascan deliver an additional 40MW by July 19. The DoE said transformers removed f
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
can deliver an additional 40MW by July 19. The DoE said transformers removed from Compostela, Cebu will be delivered to Ormoc City, Leyte, by July 31 as back-up transformers, which were severely affected by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebu Pacific resumes Cebu-Ormoc regular flightsauthorities. “Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), through its wholly-owned subsidiary
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
authorities. “Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Cebgo, resumes regular flights to and from Ormoc City, starting July 14, 2017. Cebgo flies daily between Cebu and Ormoc, with the Cebu-Ormoc flight departing at 6:35am;... Read more
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The Manila Times
Cebu Pacific resumes flights to, from Ormoc CityLOW-cost carrier Cebu Pacific said that it has resumed flights to and from Ormo
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
LOW-cost carrier Cebu Pacific said that it has resumed flights to and from Ormoc City on Friday, July 14. Leyte has been hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake last July 6, forcing the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to halt operations... Read more
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Sun Star
Rotational brownouts in Metro Cebu to last longersupply availability. The major facilities of NGCP were damaged by the strong e
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
supply availability. The major facilities of NGCP were damaged by the strong earthquake that hit Kananga town in Leyte and Ormoc City last July 6. The power from Leyte mostly comes from the Tongonan Geothermal Energy, which was built during the... Read more
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Sun Star
Rotational brownouts in metro to last longersupply availability. The major facilities of NGCP were damaged by the strong e
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
supply availability. The major facilities of NGCP were damaged by the strong earthquake that hit Kananga town in Leyte and Ormoc City last July 6. The power from Leyte mostly comes from the Tongonan Geothermal Energy, which was built during the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rehab plan for quake-hit Leyte underway– President Duterte yesterday assured residents that the government has in plac
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
– President Duterte yesterday assured residents that the government has in place a rehabilitation plan for earthquake-hit Ormoc City and other areas in Leyte province after the magnitude 6.5 tremor last week. “We are here to help you,” the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Quake response satisfactory’government’s response to the 6.5-magnitude earthquake and the aftershocks that
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
government’s response to the 6.5-magnitude earthquake and the aftershocks that struck Leyte. In a situation briefing in Ormoc City, Duterte vowed that the money spent on disaster mitigation will not go to waste as in the previous... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Power to be restored in Eastern Visayas by end of July – DOENational Grid Corporation of the Philippines announced on July 13, 2017 that it
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines announced on July 13, 2017 that it has energized the two transformers of its Ormoc City Substation and it has started to undergo tests preparatory to receiving electricity from the Energy Development... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte ‘satisified’ with gov’t action, aid in quake-hit Leytethe people that government is working,” Duterte said in a briefing with Cabinet
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
the people that government is working,” Duterte said in a briefing with Cabinet members and local government officials in Ormoc City. “Iyon lang naman ang akin eh (what’s important for me is), that there is a government, a functioning one, that... Read more
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Sun Star
Government to send power barge to Bohol, Leytesaid they will bring four generator sets, offered by some Cebuanos, to be used
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
said they will bring four generator sets, offered by some Cebuanos, to be used in Leyte to energize water pumps in Ormoc City and other areas. The Armed Forces of the Philippines will also send generator sets, which will be distributed to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solons seek immediate calamity aid to quake-hit Eastern VisayasCustomers and personnel at the Gaisano Capital in Ormoc City rush out from the
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Customers and personnel at the Gaisano Capital in Ormoc City rush out from the building after a 5.6 magnitude tremor shook the city on Monday morning, July 10, 2017. The earthquake at Ormoc happened a few days after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit... Read more
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The Manila Times
Region 8 in the dark a week after quakeof electricity. Eastern Visayas is composed of Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar,
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
of electricity. Eastern Visayas is composed of Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc City in Leyte and Tacloban City in Leyte. “People can’t buy basic goods because there’s no electricity. By putting the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Still no electricity in Eastern Visayas after quake(EDC) cannot be supplied to the provinces hit by the recent magnitude 6.5 earth
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
(EDC) cannot be supplied to the provinces hit by the recent magnitude 6.5 earthquake because of transformer problems in the Ormoc City substation. “The problem lies in the transmission lines. Transformers 1 to 6 in the Ormoc substation were damaged... Read more
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Sun Star
Gov’t. to send power barge to Bohol, Leytesaid they will bring four generator sets, offered by some Cebuanos, to be used
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
said they will bring four generator sets, offered by some Cebuanos, to be used in Leyte to energize water pumps in Ormoc City and other areas. The Armed Forces of the Philippines will also send generator sets, which will be distributed to... Read more
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Rappler
Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters?said in a text message on Tuesday, July 11. Fund for adaptation LEYTE EARTHQU
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
said in a text message on Tuesday, July 11. Fund for adaptation LEYTE EARTHQUAKE. A resident surveys his damaged house in Ormoc City following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake on July 6, 2017. File photo by Gelo Litonjua Aside from the calamity fund,... Read more
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Sun Star
Electric cooperatives in Eastern Visayas declare state of emergencyhave electricity and vice versa. We have scheduled the outages every four or si
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
have electricity and vice versa. We have scheduled the outages every four or six hours," Lopena said in a phone interview. Ormoc City and the towns of Albuera, Merida and Isabel are not getting any power supply from the Visayas grid and are... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Quake-hit Ormoc to get visit from DuterteCracks caused by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake on July 6, 2017, are visible in B
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Cracks caused by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake on July 6, 2017, are visible in Barangay Tongonan, Ormoc City in Leyte. On the background are steams coming from the geothermal power plants ran by the Energy Development Corp. PHOTO COURTESY OF CATHY... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Declare state of calamity in quake-struck Eastern Visayas, gov’t urgedCracks caused by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake on Thursday, July 6, 2017, are vi
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Cracks caused by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake on Thursday, July 6, 2017, are visible in Barangay Tongonan, Ormoc City in Leyte. On the background are steams coming from the geothermal power plants ran by the Energy Development Corp. (Photo courtesy... Read more
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Sun Star
Power supply still unstable in Visayasstructures of their respective cooling tower units. The company said it has pr
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
structures of their respective cooling tower units. The company said it has provided generator sets to Kananga town and Ormoc City in coordination with the local government units (LGUs) to ensure no disruption in basic services. The quake,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rain affecting Ormoc quake victims – Mayor Richard GomezOrmoc City residents forced to leave their homes by the 6.5 magnitude earthquak
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Ormoc City residents forced to leave their homes by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit the Visayas last week are facing a new threat — rain. Most affected are quake victims temporarily living in tents, said Mayor Richard Gomez Wednesday morning... Read more
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The Manila Times
With flying colorsHE is holding up quite well, thank you very much, despite the 6.5 magnitude qua
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
HE is holding up quite well, thank you very much, despite the 6.5 magnitude quake that struck Ormoc City and a few other towns of Leyte in the Eastern Visayas on July 6. The next day, Richard Gomez, or “Goma” to his many fans, fielded questions from... Read more
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Sun Star
Power supply still unstable in Visayasstructures of their respective cooling tower units. The company said it has pr
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
structures of their respective cooling tower units. The company said it has provided generator sets to Kananga town and Ormoc City in coordination with the local government units (LGUs) to ensure no disruption in basic services. The quake,... Read more
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Rappler
OVP to provide shelter materials for earthquake-hit LeyteLeyte," said Robredo. (When an earthquake hit Surigao, this was one of the nee
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
Leyte," said Robredo. (When an earthquake hit Surigao, this was one of the needs that we identified, so we will also provide this to Ormoc City and the rest of Leyte province.) No schedule has been set yet for Robredo's visit to Leyte.– Rappler... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebu rotating brownout to continue—Visayas power distributorJuly 6 damaged the geothermal power plants in Leyte owned by the Energy Develop
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
July 6 damaged the geothermal power plants in Leyte owned by the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) in Barangay Tongonan, Ormoc City in Leyte. As per NGCP, all power plants in Leyte with a total generation capacity of more than 500 megawatts (MW)... Read more
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The Manila Times
Leyte residents told to brace for more aftershocks, told to stay away from homesthis area,” said Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum on Tuesday. In an advisory,
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
this area,” said Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum on Tuesday. In an advisory, Phivolcs said a magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ormoc City at 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday. As of 8 a.m., the agency has recorded a total of 796 aftershocks with magnitudes that... Read more
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Sun Star
Magnitude 5.8 aftershock hits Visayasstrong aftershock came two days after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck the sam
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
strong aftershock came two days after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck the same province. The aftershock struck Ormoc City at 9:41 a.m. yesterday with a depth of three kilometers. It was tectonic in origin. Intensity 6 tremors were felt... Read more
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Sun Star
Official sent to know city’s urgent needsCEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has directed consultant Alvin Dizon to travel to O
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has directed consultant Alvin Dizon to travel to Ormoc City to find out what they need in evacuation centers where survivors of the 6.4 magnitude earthquake last July 6 are taking shelter. Dizon’s report will then guide... Read more
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Sun Star
5.8 aftershock hits visayasstrong aftershock came two days after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck the sam
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
strong aftershock came two days after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck the same province. The aftershock struck Ormoc City at 9:41 a.m. yesterday with a depth of three kilometers. It was tectonic in origin. Intensity 6 tremors were felt... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Magnitude 5.4 aftershock rocks Leytesaid. The tremor, measuring magnitude 5.4, hit at 9:41 a.m., with its epicente
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
said. The tremor, measuring magnitude 5.4, hit at 9:41 a.m., with its epicenter traced to 15 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City, Leyte. The quake was felt at Intensity 6 – classified as very strong – in Ormoc City and Intensity 5 – strong –... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Aftershock hits Leyte: Water, power shortageRUPTURE. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Director Renato Sol
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
RUPTURE. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Director Renato Solidum finds Monday one of several cracks in Ormoc City caused by the magnitude-6.5 earth shock that rattled Leyte last week, while a magnitude-5.4 earthquake rumbled yet... Read more
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Inquirier.net
5.4-magnitude tremor ‘strongest’ aftershock from Leyte quake—PhivolcsFILE PHOTO – Phivolcs director Renato Solidum The tremor felt in Ormoc City on
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
FILE PHOTO – Phivolcs director Renato Solidum The tremor felt in Ormoc City on Monday morning was the “strongest” aftershock so far from last week’s quake, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Monday. Many... Read more
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Rappler
Rappler Talk: Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez on Leyte earthquakeMANILA, Philippines – What is the situation in Ormoc City and nearby areas afte
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – What is the situation in Ormoc City and nearby areas after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the province of Leyte on Monday, July 10? How can other people help families and areas affected by the quake? MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz... Read more
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Rappler
Ormoc City to be placed under state of calamityPLANNING REHAB. Cabinet secretaries are briefed on the post-earthquake situatio
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
PLANNING REHAB. Cabinet secretaries are briefed on the post-earthquake situation of Ormoc City and Kananga town. Photo from Office of the Presidential Spokesperson MANILA, Philippines – After a visit of Cabinet secretaries and other national... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Strong aftershock follows damaging quake in PhilippinesSolidum, head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, said t
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Solidum, head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, said the quake was strongly felt in and around Ormoc City and may trigger landslides or cause more damage to already damaged structures. He says it is the strongest... Read more
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Sun Star
Globe sets up free call, charging stations in quakelibreng tawag and charging stations, which are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., are
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
libreng tawag and charging stations, which are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., are located in the following areas: 1. Ormoc City - Barangay Cogon near Jollibee 2. Ormoc City - Quadrangle 3. Baybay City - Plaza Rizal 4. Hilongos - SF... Read more
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The Manila Times
Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Ormoc, Leyteand Seismology (Philvolcs). The agency recorded the aftershock at 9:41 a.m. It
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
and Seismology (Philvolcs). The agency recorded the aftershock at 9:41 a.m. It struck 15 kilometers (km) east of Ormoc City at a depth of 6 km. Its origin was tectonic. Intensity 4 was felt in the towns of Mayorga and Tacloban in Leyte,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Magnitude 5.4 aftershock rocks LeyteMANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.4 tremor shook Ormoc City, Leyte on Monday
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.4 tremor shook Ormoc City, Leyte on Monday morning. In its latest earthquake bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the tremor is an aftershock of the magnitude 6.5 quake that struck... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Panic in Ormoc City after magnitude 5.6 tremorCustomers and personnel at the Gaisano Capital in Ormoc City rush out from the
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Customers and personnel at the Gaisano Capital in Ormoc City rush out from the building after a 5.6 magnitude tremor shook the city on Monday morning. Joey Gabieta, INQ ORMOC CITY—People of this city were sent to panic anew after another earthquake... Read more
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Sun Star
Magnitude 5.4 aftershock jolts Ormoc CityA STRONG aftershock of the 6.5-magnitude Leyte earthquake struck near Ormoc Cit
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
A STRONG aftershock of the 6.5-magnitude Leyte earthquake struck near Ormoc City at 9:41 a.m. on Monday, July 10. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the aftershock at a magnitude of 5.4, with epicenter at 9... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Strong aftershock felt in Ormoc City on Monday morningA huge aftershock hit Ormoc City on Monday morning. Philippine Institute of Vo
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
A huge aftershock hit Ormoc City on Monday morning. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) Director Renato Solidum says, it was a magnitude 5.4 quake. It occurred at 9:41 this morning. The tremor was felt at Intensity 5 in... Read more
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