Tsunami Alert: Philippines

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets on the  tsunami alert here in the Philippines following the earthquake in Japan (11 March 2011). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT

IMPORTANT NUMBERS TO CALL [via Jonas Diego]

  • Department of Foreign Affairs (this is an established hotline for Japan-related concerns)
  • Philippine Embassy Tokyo
  • OWWA Hotlines
    • (+632) 833-6992
    • (+632) 551-6641
    • (+632) 551-1560
  • Philippine Red Cross
    • (+632) 527-0000
    • (+632) 143
  • Philippine Coast Guard
    • (+632) 527-3877
    • (+63) 0917-7243682
  • PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration)
    • (+63 2) 927-2877
  • NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council)
    • (+63 2) 911-1406
    • (+63 2) 912-2665
    • (+63 2) 912-5668
  • POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration)
    • (+63 2) 722-1155
  • ABS-CBN Foundation Tsunami Hotlines
    • (+63 2) 411-0011
    • (+63 2) 411-0012
  • Globe Telecom sets up Libreng Tawag stations at OWWA HQ, Pasay to help families contact loved ones living/ working in Japan via @JayJaboneta [via @NBN_Ch4] [03/11 18:34]

RELATED LINKS (WORLD)

RELATED LINKS (PHILIPPINES)

GOVERNMENT ACTION

  • DSWD has prepositioned P61.07M standby funds and relief items in concerned DSWD-Field Offices ready for augmentation support. [via @dswdserve] [03/11 19:09]
  • NGCP prepares power transmission operations and facilities for contingencieshttp://fb.me/FGZZwTjL [via @NBN_Ch4] [03/11 18:38]
  • NATION: DOH places regional hospitals on white alert over tsunami threathttp://bit.ly/ggKiha [via @GMANewsOnline] [03/11 18:17]
  • President Aquino cuts short Singapore state visit. He will take 6:50 p.m. flight back to Manila. [via @sunstaronline] [03/11 18:15]
  • PH Coast Guard units on Pacific seaboard directed “not to allow ships and seacraft to sail or to venture out to sea but to take shelter until the alert level is lifted.” [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • Evacuation starts in northern Quezon due to tsunami alert http://goo.gl/fb/wYKbC [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • Albay coastal villagers being moved to higher ground http://goo.gl/fb/Ixlng [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • DFA: No detailed reports yet on #Filipinos in #Japan http://bit.ly/hUJ7ct [via @PhilStarNews] [03/11 18:02]
  • Statement of President Aquino on the Earthquake in Japan and the possible tsunami to hit the Philippines: http://wp.me/p10moZ-4Ds [via @govph] [03/11 17:38]
  • Residents of Sitio Castillo & Bgy. Sabang here in #Baler still being evacuated to higher grounds. From DSWD Baler (Aurora) /via @batangbaler [03/11 17:36]

ALERTS

  • Tsunami hits Taiwan, no damage—weather bureau http://goo.gl/fb/QqnEA [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 19:01]
  • latest: tsunami bulletin #006 – tsunami pacific warning center – http://1.usa.gov/eHkLKc [via @bicolanodevil] [03/11 18:47]
  • ALERT LEVEL 2 in Mindanao Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur [via @mindanaoan] [03/11 18:32]
  • pacific tsunami bulletin #005 – pacific tsunami warning center -http://1.usa.gov/fvPFSL [via @bicolanodevil] [03/11 18:22]
  • Phivolcs-DOST Tsunami Update as of 6pm http://bit.ly/gV7UfL [via @govph] [03/11 18:22]
  • PHILVOLCS : No truth to Mindanao earthquake but monitoring tsunami (via @juliusbabao) [via @ABSCBNNews] [03/11 18:16]
  • Tsunami warning now in effect for Hawaii, California, Oregon and Alaska – NWS http://1.usa.gov/fpWbjQ [via @BreakingNews] [03/11 17:20]

Updated as of 11 March 2011, 7:01 PM.

Tsunami Alert: Philippines

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets on the  tsunami alert here in the Philippines following the earthquake in Chile (27 Feb 2010). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

LATEST UPDATE: US NOAA: The Pacific-wide tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Ctr is now canceled for all countries. http://bit.ly/bCL6li [via @ABSCBNNews] [02/28 18:11]

WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT

  • Pacific under tsunami threat after massive 8.8 quake strikes Chile [via CNN.com] [02/27 11:52 EST]
  • Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: Tsunami may hit eastern Philippines between 1-2 PM of 28 February 2010  http://bit.ly/bcf8EP [via @ANCALERTS] [02/28 00:44]
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration estimates the height of possible tsunamis across the Pacific http://bit.ly/aDQCtp [via @ANCALERTS] [02/28 00:56]
  • The 8.8 earthquake is classified a “great earthquake”. From the USGS Web Site: http://ow.ly/1bXz6 [via @iDeskCNN @kay_bu] [02/28 01:02]
  • CNN’s Myers: an 8.0 quake is about 32 times stronger than a 7.0. from 7.0 to 9.0 it’s 32×32 stronger = about 1,000 times [via @donronX] [02/28 01:16]
  • Official death toll in Chile rises to 214 after 8.8 earthquake: http://is.gd/9ltO9 [via CNN.com] [02/28]
  • 19 Provinces under TSUNAMI ALERT (via @joseparis):
  • Batanes, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Quezon, Aurora, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur

ALERTS

  • MANILA — Phivolcs said there is no need to raise tsunami alert again despite reports of bigger waves in some parts of Eastern Samar. [via @sunstaronline] [02/28/10 18:35]
  • PHIVOLCS: One meter high tsunami reported in Borongan, Samar [via @ANCALERTS] [02/28/10 18:19]
  • Pacific wide tsunami warning has now been cancelled in the Philippines but remains in effect for Japan and Russia – http://bit.ly/d0PHLZ [via @bicolanodevil] [02/28 08:31]
  • PHIVOLCS: Tsunami Alert Level 2 now in Philippines — Dir. Renato Solidum being interviewed now by Julius Babao in DZMM [02/28 07:34]
  • Wala pang babala ng tsunami sa Prieto Diaz Sorsogon. Just spoke with relatives there. #SHOOnami [via @hooleyjooley @tonyocruz] [02/28 02:36]
  • RockEdRadio is on standby alert for tsunami info-updates today (Feb 28) for broadcast on NU107 [02/28 02:21]
  • 89: number of Filipinos in Chile. No Filipino in initial list of casualties. #SHOOnami [via @tonyocruz] [02/28 02:20]
  • PHIVOLCS: the tsunami triggered by 1960 Chilean quake brought waves 3 meters high in Luzon and 6 meters in Visayas and Mindanao. [via @maria_ressa] [02/28 02:11]
  • New NOAA Pacific Tsunami bulletin issued w/in last 10 minutes. http://bit.ly/9XBBny [via @ageofbrillig] [02/28 02:05]
  • After the two Philippine quakes, Okinawa in Japan gets 7.3 quake at 5:31a Saturday. Then Chile hit, triggering a tsunami. Alert up in RP. [via @maria_ressa] [02/28 01:58]
  • PHIVOLCS: 5.3 quake hits 76 km SE of Gen San shortly after midnight Sat. 3.3 quake struck 30 km NE of Butuan City 3:35a Sat. [via @maria_ressa] [02/28 01:57]
  • PHIVOLCS: no evacuation order is in effect,but people along the identified coasts are advised to prepare for possible evacuation [via @donronX] [02/28 01:07]
  • PHIVOLCS Press Release on Tsunami Watch issued at 11:30 PM (PDF) http://bit.ly/9OJ0eP [via @ageofbrillig] [02/28 00:57]
  • Tsunami ETA’s forecast points [via @ImRGCruz] [02/28 00:52]
  • Here’s the NOAA preliminary model of potential tsunami impact – http://bit.ly/aDQCtp [via @bicolanodevil] [02/28 00:52]
  • Initial tsunami alert issued to Pacific Ocean-wide countries (including Philippines) [02/27 22:43]
  • Latest Pacific Ocean-wide Warning Supplement [02/27 16:47]

GOVERNMENT ACTION

  • Philippine officials in Argentina have advised the Filipino community to take necessary precautions [via ANCALERTS] [02/28/10 18:01]
  • No Filipinos hurt in Chile earthquake – DFA [via NBN_Ch4] [02/28/10 17:06]
  • NDCC just reposted PHIVOLCS tsunami advisories. Take a look: http://ow.ly/1bYur [via @tonyocruz] [02/28 02:11]
  • Saturday NDCC Advisory on Tsunami Alert http://shar.es/m0BVV [via @thomasmmm] [02/28 02:11]

IMPORTANT NUMBERS TO CALL

  • For emergencies and reports on tsunami, contact Philippine Red Cross at 527-0000 / 143
  • Philippine Coast Guard: 527-6136
  • NDCC: 912-5668, 911-1406, 911-5061, 912-2665

RELATED LINKS (PHILIPPINES)

RELATED LINKS (WORLD)

LATEST NEWS (WORLD)

  • Governor Lingle announced that the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has lifted the Tsunami Warning for the State of Hawaii. [via @PacificCommand] [02/28 07:47]
  • Tsunami reaches Australia, no big waves reported http://bit.ly/a1jXjg [via @inquirerdotnet] [02/28 07:17]
  • 5.6-foot #tsunami wave recorded at Hilo Bay of Hawaii, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tells NBC News http://bit.ly/dq67oM [via @BreakingNews] [02/28 06:48]
  • A 5.9 ft (1.79m) tsunami has been confirmed to have struck Hiva Oa of the Marquesas Islands. [via @ageofbrillig] [02/28 02:49]
  • Phone lines in Hawaii are jammed, so people are reporting to tv stations by Twitter, Governor makes a statement via Skype. wow. [via @JimAyson] [02/28 02:29]
  • Slideshow: Photos of destruction caused by earthquake in Chile and people’s response – Yahoo News http://ow.ly/1bXRr [via @tonyocruz] [02/28 01:26]
  • Hawaii prepares evacuations ahead of tsunami (@Reuters) http://viigo.im/2zya [via @thomasmmm] [02/28 01:21]
  • 32nd major aftershock, magnitude 5.2, centered off Maule shore of Chile – U.S. Geological Survey [via @BreakingNews] [02/28 01:15]
  • 31st major aftershock, magnitude 5.5, centered in Bio-Bio, Chile – U.S. Geological Survey [via @BreakingNews] [02/28 01:12]
  • No major damage reported from 6.3-magnitude #quake near Salta, Argentina, but cell phone service is out – Buenos Aires Herald [via @BreakingNews] [02/28 01:08]
  • Tsunami advisory extended to Oregon, Washington, parts of Alaska, coastal British Colombia – West Coast Alaska Tsunami Warning Center [via @BreakingNews] [02/28 01:04]

Updated as of 28 February 2010, 7:23 PM.

(Collated with the help of @dementia, @mjeansaberon)