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PHIVOLCS: No tsunami threat to Philippines from high magnitude quake in Alaska

PHIVOLCS: No tsunami threat to Philippines from high magnitude quake in Alaska

MANILA, Philippines — State seismologists on Thursday assured the public that the magnitude 8.2 quake that struck off the Alaskan peninsula on Thursday poses no tsunami threat to the Philippines.

The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake hit 56 miles (91 kilometers) southeast of the town of Perryville with a tsunami warning in effect for south Alaska and the Alaskan peninsula.

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“No destructive tsunami threat exists based on available data,” the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology said in an advisory. “This is for information purposes only and there is no tsunami threat to the Philippines from this earthquake.”

No action is required at this time, PHIVOLCs also said.

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ADVISORY: NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE PHILIPPINES

Tsunami Information No.2

Date and Time: 29 Jul 2021 – 02:15 PM

Magnitude = 8.2

Depth = 017 kilometers

Location = 55.5°N,157.9°W – Alaska Peninsulahttps://t.co/p1H4c4r4qHpic.twitter.com/ABU3hPy9su

— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) July 29, 2021

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LATEST UPDATE: July 29, 2021 – 3:41pm

Get the latest updates on the earthquake here. Main image by The STAR/Andy Zapata Jr.

July 29, 2021 – 3:41pm

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off the Alaskan peninsula late Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey says, prompting a tsunami warning.

The earthquake hit 56 miles (91 kilometers) southeast of the town of Perryville, the USGS said. The US government issues a tsunami warning for south Alaska and the Alaskan peninsula.

“Hazardous tsunami waves for this earthquake are possible within the next three hours along some coasts,” the US Tsunami Warning System says in a statement. — AFP

June 6, 2021 – 11:55am

Two earthquakes struck the waters of Surigao del Norte on Sunday morning, Phivolcs says.

The first earthquake felt at 10:59 a.m. was magnitude 5.2, which was located 97 kilometers east of Burgos, Surigao del Norte.

#EarthquakePH#EarthquakeSurigaoDelNorte#iFelt_SurigaoDelNorteEarthquake

Earthquake Information No.1

Date and Time: 06 Jun 2021 – 10:59 AM

Magnitude = 5.2

Depth = 017 kilometers

Location = 10.54N, 126.79E – 097 km N 54° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte)https://t.co/g3ZVPLI65wpic.twitter.com/2UHEAH0bmR

— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) June 6, 2021

A magnitude 5.8 tremor was also reported 72 km east of Burgos at around 11:20 a.m.

#EarthquakePH#EarthquakeSurigaoDelNorte#iFelt_SurigaoDelNorteEarthquake

Earthquake Information No.1

Date and Time: 06 Jun 2021 – 11:20 AM

Magnitude = 5.8

Depth = 010 kilometers

Location = 10.39N, 126.61E – 072 km N 55° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte)https://t.co/UdciJMNdCZpic.twitter.com/S1Iy7g92RQ

— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) June 6, 2021

May 23, 2021 – 1:06pm

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook the waters 64 kilometers west of San Antonio, Zambales at around 12:41 p.m. on Sunday, Phivolcs says.

Intensity I was felt in Quezon City while Instrumental Intensity I was also reported in Marikina City and Olongapo City.

#EarthquakePH#EarthquakeZambales#iFelt_ZambalesEarthquake

Earthquake Information No.1

Date and Time: 23 May 2021 – 12:41 PM

Magnitude = 5.2

Depth = 002 kilometers

Location = 14.73N, 119.25E – 094 km S 75° W of San Antonio (Zambales)https://t.co/3tkVIS9wvBpic.twitter.com/aq6E9Cnpn2

— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) May 23, 2021

May 23, 2021 – 11:10am

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shook Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental at around 10:02 a.m. on Sunday, according to state volcanologists.

Phivolcs reports Intensity I in Kiamba, Sarangani.

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Earthquake Information No.1

Date and Time: 23 May 2021 – 10:02 AM

Magnitude = 5.5

Depth = 113 kilometers

Location = 04.88N, 127.50E – 235 km S 61° E of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental)https://t.co/Pmo7KlnAwNpic.twitter.com/lHtvlxUqCw

— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) May 23, 2021

March 12, 2021 – 11:57am

Phivolcs says a magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits Patnongon, Antique at 10:05 a.m. Friday.

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