Philippines Quake

  • Philippines quake toll rises to 183 October 19, 2013

    Manila: The death toll from Tuesday's magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the Philippines has gone up to 183, the authorities said Saturday. Around 8,600 homes were destroyed in Quezon city, CNN reported citing officials of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. But the bulk of the casualties were reported from...
  • Philippines quake death toll rises to 144, more people missing October 16, 2013

    Philippines: The death toll from an earthquake in the Philippines rose to 144 on Wednesday as rescuers dug through the rubble of collapsed buildings including an old church and a hospital. Nearly 3 million people were affected by the 7.2 magnitude quake on Tuesday, which caused landslides and widespread damage to...
  • Philippines quake spurs small tsunami, 1 dead August 31, 2012

    Manila: A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late on Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges. A tsunami alert originally was issued for several countries in the region including Indonesia and Japan...