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1st LD Writethru: Magnitude-5.4 earthquake rattles southern Philippines

MANILA, May 30 (Xinhua) -- An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 shook Davao Occidental province in the southern Philippines on Saturday night, the Philippine Institute of Seis.....»»

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, May 28 (PIA) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked La Union at 1:17 p.m. on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) reported.The quake,.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 29th, 2020Related News

Light, tectonic earthquake rocks NegOr

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.3-magnitude earthquake rocked portions of Negros Oriental on Friday morning, May 29, 2020. Based on the earthquake bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the tectonic quake occurred at 9:53 a.m. with its epicenter located 13 kilometers northwest of Siaton, Negros Oriental. Phivolcs also said Intensity II […] The post Light, tectonic earthquake rocks NegOr appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 29th, 2020Related News

Magnitude 5.2 quake shakes Luzon

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted parts of Luzon yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 29th, 2020Related News

5.2 quake jolts north Luzon

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked San Fernando, La Union yesterday at 1:15 p.m......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 28th, 2020Related News

Magnitude 5.2 quake hits La Union capital — Phivolcs

MAGNITUDE 5.2 earthquake struck San Fernando, La Union on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs spotted the epicenter of the earthquake at 17 kilometers northwest of San Fernando town at 1:17 p.m. The tectonic tremor had a depth of 57 kilometers from the surface. Intensity 4 was recorded in […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 28th, 2020Related News

New Zealand PM unruffled as quake hits mid-interview

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2020Related News

Out of the Woods: Tiger emerges for TV match with Lefty, QBs

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer The purpose is to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief efforts, and provide entertainment with four of the biggest stars from the PGA Tour and NFL. Another appeal to the Sunday made-for-TV exhibition, “The Match: Champions for Charity,” is a chance to see Tiger Woods swing a golf club for the first time in 98 days. Live golf is on television for the second straight Sunday, this one with the game's biggest headliner. Woods was last seen on television Feb. 16 at the Genesis Invitational, where he moved cautiously in California's chilly late winter weather and posted weekend rounds of 76-77 to finish last among the 68 players who made the cut at Riviera. He skipped a World Golf Championship in Mexico City, and said his surgically repaired back wasn't quite ready in sitting out the opening three weeks of the Florida swing. And then the pandemic took over, and there has been no place to play. This is a reasonable start. Woods and retired NFL quarterback Peyton Manning will face Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, who won six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots and signed this year with Tampa Bay. The match will be at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida. It is Woods' home course and about 20 minutes from Seminole, where last week Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff ushered golf's return to live television. What to make of Woods? His only interviews were with GolfTV, the Discovery-owned channel with whom Woods has a financial deal, and a playful Zoom call with the other match participants hosted by Ernie Johnson of Turner Sports, which is televising the match. He described his health in the April 9 interview with GolfTV as “night and day.” “I feel a lot better than I did then,” Woods said. “I've been able to turn a negative into a positive and been able to train a lot and get my body to where I think it should be.” Mickelson has missed the cut in four of his five tournaments this year — the exception was third place at Pebble Beach, where he started the final round one shot behind Nick Taylor and closed with a 75. Just like last week, rust is to be expected for players who haven't competed in two months — three, in the case of Woods. Manning, meanwhile, is retired and is a golf junkie. Brady remains employed, and this week got in some informal work with his new teammates in Tampa Bay. No fans will be allowed, just like last week at Seminole. One difference is the players will be in their own carts, whereas the four PGA Tour players last week carried their bags. But this is as much about entertainment as competition. It's the second edition of a match between Woods and Mickelson, the dominant players of their generation and rivals by name, but not necessarily by record. Woods has 82 career victories to 44 for Mickelson, leads 15-5 in major championships and 11-0 in winning PGA Tour player of the year. Mickelson won their first made-for-TV match over Thanksgiving weekend in 2018, a pay-per-view event that ran into technical problems and was free for all. Lefty won in a playoff under the lights for $9 million in a winner-take-all match. He also has a 5-3-1 advantage over Woods in the nine times they have played in the final round on the PGA Tour, most recently in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in 2012 when Mickelson shot 64 to a 75 for Woods. He also stopped two streaks. Woods was going for his seventh straight PGA Tour victory when Mickelson beat him at Torrey Pines in 2000. Later that year, Woods had won 19 consecutive times on the PGA Tour when he had at least a share of the 54-hole lead until Mickelson beat him at the Tour Championship. Woods, however, captured the streak that mattered, holding off Mickelson in the final group at the Masters in 2001 to hold all four professional majors at the same time. The banter was lacking in Las Vegas, and perhaps having Manning and Brady will change the dynamics. The broadcast includes Charles Barkley providing commentary and Justin Thomas, whom Woods has embraced, on the course as a reporter in his television debut. After this exhibition, golf has two weeks before the PGA Tour is set to return at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. Mickelson plans to play. Woods has not said when he will return......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 24th, 2020Related News

Strong quake shakes Aurora

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocked Aurora yesterday morning......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2020Related News

Magnitude 5.4 quake shakes Aurora — Phivolcs

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted a town of Aurora province on Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The tremor occurred at 10:10 a.m. at a depth of 7 kilometers in San Luis town. Intensity 6 was recorded in Baler; Intensity 5 in the towns of San Luis, Dipaculao and Maria […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2020Related News

5.4-magnitude earthquake hits Philippine main Luzon island

MANILA, May 23 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 shook Philippines' main island of Luzon on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2020Related News

Magnitude 4.5 quake shakes Sarangani

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted Sarangani yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2020Related News

Four dead after earthquake in southwest China

Four people were killed and another 23 injured when an earthquake shook southwestern China's Yunnan province, local authorities said Tuesday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2020Related News

Cross-border kidnap leaves two dead in Mexico

A US woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and are facing federal charges for their alleged part in a plot in which three California residents were recently kidnapped while in Mexico and two were killed. Leslie Briana Matla, 20, a US citizen who lives in Mexico, was arrested Thursday and Juan Carlos Montoya Sanchez, […] The post Cross-border kidnap leaves two dead in Mexico appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2020Related News

Quake rocks parts of Central Mindanao

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake rocked parts of Central Mindanao or Soccsksargen (South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos) region yesterday, but did not cause any damage, state seismologists said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2020Related News

Mexican journalist slain in attack, third killed this year

Mexican journalist Jorge Armenta was killed Saturday in Ciudad Obregon in the country's north, making him the third journalist slain in Mexico so far this year, authorities said......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2020Related News

Mexican tainted alcohol death toll rises to 42

At least 42 people are now dead after drinking adulterated alcohol at a funeral in Mexico's central Puebla state, officials said. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 14th, 2020Related News

Bayuts parent company acquires property portals in Indonesia, Philippines and Mexico

Bayuts parent company acquires property portals in Indonesia, Philippines and Mexico The National.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 12th, 2020Related News

EMPG acquires Lamudi Global

EMPG, one of the leading digital classifieds groups in Asia, announced the acquisition of Lamudi Global which has businesses in the Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceMay 12th, 2020Related News

Lockdown? Breakout!

  JUST another day in the long and topsy-turvy history of ECQ. Another earthquake, this time in Occidental Mindoro, of moderate intensity, 5.4. Another seriously hot day, heat index at 43C felt in Metro Manila, much higher in the northern provinces. Another Sunday, May 10, except it was Mother’s Day, but wait! A traffic jam […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 11th, 2020Related News