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5:11 PM TREMOR SHAKES, SHOCKS OLONGAPO AND SUBIC

by Vic V. Vizcocho, Jr. A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck around 5:11 pm today (Monday) in Olongapo City, the Subic Bay Freeport and elsewhere in Central Luzon and Metro-Manila, knocking-off power, shattering glass panels, collapsing walls and breaking concrete on several buildings and roads. “Ngayon… [More]

PHIVOLCS QUAKE MONITORING DEVICE IN OLONGAPO

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) installed in this city a ‘Strong Motion Accelerograph’, a type of seismograph that can monitor and record even the slightest tremor or earth movement. PHIVOLCS Director Renato Solidum, Jr. and Olongapo Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr. signed… [More]