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Quezon City Satellite Map

Quezon City (Filipino: Lungsod Quezon) is the former capital (1948–1976) and the most populous city in the Philippines. Located on the island of Luzon, Quezon City (popularly known to Filipinos as QC) is one of the cities and municipalities that make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. The city was named after Manuel L. […]

PHIVOLCS Seismic Monitoring Network

PHIVOLCS Seismic Monitoring Network

The Philippines has a total of 65 seismic stations, 29 of which are manned, 30 are unmanned, and 6 volcano stations. The central operating station is located at PHIVOLCS Main Office, Diliman, Quezon City. All information is received at the Data Receiving Center (DRC), which is operated 24/7 by the Seismological Observation and Prediction Division […]

Philippines | Distribution of Volcanoes

Distribution of Volvanos 2008

The Philippines sits on a unique tectonic setting ideal to volcano formation. The archipelago is surrounded by subducting plates as manifested by the trenches that are related to volcano formation.

Philippines | Tsunami Prone Areas

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Philippine Tsunami Prone Areas

Philippines | Earthquake-induced Landslide Hazard Map

Earthquake-induced Landslide Hazard Map

Earthquake-induced Landslide Hazard Map

Philippines | Liquefaction Susceptibility Map

Liquefaction Susceptibility Map of the Philippines

Liquefaction Susceptibility Map of the Philippines

Metro Manila | Liquefaction Hazard Map

Liquefaction Hazard Map of Metro Manila 2001

Map Showing Liquefaction Hazard in Metro Manila (2001 – PHIVOLCS)

Active Faults and Liquefaction Susceptibility Map

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Map Showing Active Faults and Liquefaction Susceptibility in the Philippines (2008 – PHIVOLCS)