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Legarda Reminds Filipinos about Earthquake Preparedness

April 3, 2014

In the wake of the 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Chile, Senator Loren Legarda today reminded Filipinos to prepare for strong quakes, stressing that even a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the Philippines could already result in massive devastation.
“According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the Marikina Valley Fault Line is ripe for movement but no one can predict the exact time when it will move. This makes preparedness for such eventuality even more important,” said Legarda, the UN […]