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5.7-magnitude quake shakes Philippines’ main island: USGS

A strong earthquake hit off the Philippines' main island Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, the US Geological Survey and local officials said. The deep 5.7-magnitude quake struck off Batangas province on Luzon island at…

CBCP prepares to send aid to quake-hit Masbate

A social action arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has been coordinating with the Social Action Center of Diocese of Masbate to identify the needs of those affected by the 6.6-magnitude earthquake that jolted…

Retired cop dies, 24 hurt in Masbate quake

LEGAZPI CITY – A retired police officer died and 24 other people were injured in Masbate when a 6.5- magnitude earthquake jolted the province and other parts of Bicol and the Visayas on Tuesday morning.

Shallow quake hits central Philippines

A shallow 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, sending residents fleeing their homes, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.