Tag Archives: Philippines

This time it was Tonga, 5.8

A shallow, 10 km, quake in the Tonga region today. No waves, damage or anything spectacular. Just the planet trying to rearrange the furniture. But there was also a 6 magnitude quake in the Philippines  close to Samar, with reports … Continue reading

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Philippines flash floods and Puerto Rico quake

Today started with the news of hundreds of deaths in flash floods in the Philippines. With torrential rains from  a tropical storm, Washi. The flooding was unexpected and in the middle of the night washing people out of their beds, causing immense … Continue reading

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Sumatra Quake Kills 1, scares many

Today’s 6.6 earthquake in northern Sumatra killed a young boy when his house fell on top of him. There was also other damage and shaking was felt a long way off, as much as 600 km. The quake was inland … Continue reading

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