Cebu rocked by quake, death toll reaches 93 Source: Centuries-old stone churches crumbled and wide areas were without power. Bohol police chief Dennis Agustin said 77 of the deaths came from the province.
Science is not yet done searching for what the people have to know about, that is why people still study, looking for answers to all our questions. Lucky enough, I am taking a geology class with a geoscientist professor who specializes in the study of active faults and earthquakes. Reading the article from the Philippine Daily Inquirer as a required reading material in our class by our professor, Dr.
Mario Aurelio, it is very informing to know that; It is not actually a surprise that Negros Island would be hit by an earthquake of this magnitude 6. A previous large earthquake with an approximate magnitude of 8 has been associated with the Negros Trench.
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Aurelio Drawing by this passage, I can actually say that science is science. On the other hand, even if science still have to extend their study unto these matters, we, as dwellers on earth, have to be aware and careful of what we do.
Human activities still have succeeding positive and as well as negative implications on the surface we inhabit. Yes, it is true that government agencies provide us enough warnings and precautions to avoid such unexpected disasters, but it is perceptively evident that we are still not sick of those.
Surely, number of unexpected disasters would come and surprise us. What we have to do is to be ready, and as much as possible, follow the safety precautions given and taught to us. It is important to sink in to our head that, prevention is better than cure.CLIMATE-RELATED DISASTERS.
L.A. Basin blanketed by smoke as Colby fire burns 1, acres, destroying homes and forcing mass evacuations Red Flag Warning is in effect for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties due to gusty Santa Ana winds and very low humidities, said NWS.
The third and fourth landfall of the typhoon was in the province of Cebu.. FThe third landfall was in Daanbantayan and a few minutes later Yolanda made landfall in Bantayan urbanagricultureinitiative.com media and the government officials had a hard time contacting the northern towns of Cebu after the typhoon passed.
The quake, which hit at a.m. ( GMT), triggered another landslide in the mountain village of Solongon in La Libertad town, also in Negros Oriental. An unknown number of people were trapped, said La Libertad police chief inspector Eric Arrol Besario.
The strongest quake, however, was a magnitude quake that struck shortly after 6 pm local time Monday Feb. 6, The quake had a nominal depth, USGS reports to news. It registered only 9 miles below the earth’s surface. Jun 16, · The Philippines Earthquake History A magnitude of quake struck Negros, the rest of Central Visayas, and some parts of Mindanao on February 6, at a depth of 20km.
The quake killed people, caused major damage on infrastructures, and buildings. According to National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, as of. Nov 20, · Building Collapse Alert Building Damage Alert Commuter Alert Cosmic Rays Alert Disaster Declaration Alert Earthquake Earthquake Alert Emergency Alert Europe Evacuation Alert Fallen Trees Alert Fish Gale Force Wind Alert Homeless Alert ICELAND REGION Influx Of Energy QUAKE SWARM IN SICILY, ITALY Huge waterspout hits Italian city.