Dramatic new data from the earthquake that generated deadly tsunamis across the Indian Ocean show it created the longest fault rupture and was the longest-lasting quake ever observed, seismologists say.
Thursday, May 19, 2005
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake was recorded in Davao Oriental at 10:17 p.m. Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said.
The temblor was tectonic in origin and was recorded 69 kilometers southeast of Digos, Davao Oriental.
PHIVOLCS said an Intensity 3 earthquake was recorded in Davao City and an Intensity 2 tremor in Kidapawan while an Intensity 4 temblor was felt in General Santos City.
Presidential spouse Jose Miguel Arroyo left the country Friday morning for Singapore barely a day after his wife, President Arroyo, ordered a full investigation to identify and prosecute people protecting and benefiting from the illegal numbers game, DZMM reported.
|Intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Visayas and Mindanao. |
Metro Cebu: Partly cloudy to cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms in the afternoon or evening, winds will be light to moderate blowing from the east and southeast, Coaster waters will be slight to moderate, temperature range 26 to 36°C (79 to 97°F).
It wasn't until the chocolates and liqueurs were served at the President's dinner with entertainment editors at Malacañang on Wednesday that the rationale for her latest appointment was finally revealed.
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) denied Thursday a Commission on Audit report finding its e-Card project with the Union Bank of the Philippines illegal.
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. looks forward to ending the year in the black despite the net loss it recorded in the first quarter, the network's chairman and CEO Eugenio "Gabby" Lopez III said. "We hope to recover. We are now focusing on (reducing) our costs," Lopez III said following the annual stockholders meeting of the country's largest broadcasting network.