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19 Aug 2019 description

Manila, 19 August 2019 – In response to a series of powerful earthquakes and aftershocks that hit northern Philippines in late July, the European Union is providing € 90,000 (P 5.2 million) in humanitarian funding to address the urgent needs of the most affected families. The aid will directly benefit 1 000 people in some of the heavily hit areas in the remote island of Itbaya, Batanes province.

18 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

11 Aug 2019 description

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today received P10-million cash assistance from the government of the People's Republic of China for the rehabilitation and relief of over 2,000 victims of the twin earthquakes that hit the province of Batanes on July 27, 2019.

11 Aug 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • Two (2) moderate-sized earthquakes with Magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 occurred on 27 July 2019, 4:16 AM and 7:37 AM respectively, with epicenters located northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at shallow focal depths. These were felt at varying intensities in the province of Batanes. Parameters of these events are summarized below:

  • As of 09 August 2019, 4:00 PM, a total of 393 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 81 were plotted and 38 were felt, ranging from 1.2 to 5.9 Magnitude and Intensity of Il to VII.

10 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

08 Aug 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • Two (2) moderate-sized earthquakes with Magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 occurred on 27 July 2019, 4:16 AM and 7:37 AM respectively, with epicenters located northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at shallow focal depths. These were felt at varying intensities in the province of Batanes. Parameters of these events are summarized below:

  • As of 05 August 2019, 4:00 PM, a total of 385 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 79 were plotted and 36 were felt, ranging from 1.2 to 5.9 Magnitude and Intensity of Il to VII.

08 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

06 Aug 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • Two (2) moderate-sized earthquakes with Magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 occurred on 27 July 2019, 4:16 AM and 7:37 AM respectively, with epicenters located northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at shallow focal depths. These were felt at varying intensities in the province of Batanes. Parameters of these events are summarized below:

  • As of 05 August 2019, 6:00 AM, a total of 378 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 75 were plotted and 36were felt, ranging from 1.2 to 5.9 Magnitude and Intensity of Il to VII.

06 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

04 Aug 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • Two (2) moderate-sized earthquakes with Magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 occurred on 27 July 2019, 4:16 AM and 7:37 AM respectively, with epicenters located northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at shallow focal depths. These were felt at varying intensities in the province of Batanes. Parameters of these events are summarized below:

  • As of 03 August 2019, 4:00 PM, a total of 348 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 59 were plotted and 29 were felt, ranging from 2.2 to 5.9 Magnitude and Intensity of Il to VII.

04 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

04 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

03 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

03 Aug 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • Two (2) moderate-sized earthquakes with Magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 occurred on 27 July 2019, 4:16 AM and 7:37 AM respectively, with epicenters located northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at shallow focal depths. These were felt at varying intensities in the province of Batanes. Parameters of these events are summarized below:

  • As of 02 August 2019, 4:00 PM, a total of 334 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 54 were plotted and 28 were felt, ranging from 2.2 to 5.9 Magnitude and Intensity of Il to VII.

02 Aug 2019 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

On Saturday, 27 July 2019, at 4:16am (local time), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS) reported a series of earthquakes struck the island of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines; the first shock was of 5.4 magnitude with 12 km depth of focus, occurred at 4:16am, followed by the second shock, a 5.9 magnitude with 7 km depth at 7:37am, and the powerful shock was of 5.8 magnitude with 1 km depth tremor was felt after few hours, around 9:24am.

02 Aug 2019 description

02 AUGUST 2019, ITBAYAT, BATANES —Following the strong earthquakes that hit Itbayat, Batanes last July 27, Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and its private sector network were among the first responders, immediately committing and delivering relief items and providing other lifeline services to communities in need despite transportation limitations.

02 Aug 2019 description

By Oliver T. Baccay

BASCO, Batanes, Aug 1 (PIA)--The entire Batanes province has been placed under a state of calamity after successive earthquakes hit the province on Saturday morning, leading to at least nine deaths and several injured.

Based on the report of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) region 2, at least 185 houses were totally damaged while 81 were partially damaged due to the series of earthquakes that hit the province.

02 Aug 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 27 July 2019 at 4:16 AM, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Itbayat, Batanes (20.90°N, 121.85°E - 012 km N 04°E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 12 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Batanes.

According to the PAGASA weather forecast as of 3PM, 01 August 2019, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at°980 km East of Virac, Catanduanes (14.9°N, 133.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon

01 Aug 2019 description

By Oliver T. Baccay
Published on August 1, 2019

BASCO, Batanes, August 1 (PIA)--Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo has visited earthquake victims in Itbayat town and personally inspected the damages caused by the series of strong ground shakings last Saturday morning.

Robredo also distributed relief goods and medicines to the affected families, especially those who are still living in tents at the town’s plaza as their houses are still unsafe to occupy.

01 Aug 2019 description

By Ma. Joreina Therese A. Blanco
Published on July 31, 2019

LAOAG CITY, July 31 (PIA) – During the flag-raising ceremony this Monday, Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc shared that the provincial government of Ilocos Norte will be sending P500,000 cash assistance for the victims of the twin earthquake that hit Batanes on early Saturday morning.

The cash assistance shall benefit almost 3,000 victims of the recent devastating earthquakes that struck the Itbayat Island of Batanes.