How safe is your house?

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have launched a 12-point questionnaire for Philippine homeowners to assess the earthquake readiness of their house. Rappler have created an interactive quiz based at: How Safe is My House? Self-check for Earthquake Safety See a video of concrete hollow block house […] Continue Reading

Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest will also affect Asia

Seismology in layman’s terms. As if the Philippines has enough to worry about with its own earthquakes, an earthquake in the Pacific Northwest will also affect Asia. The Really Big One: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when. Continue Reading