Matina Pangi Bridge closed due to cracks, expect traffic congestion

DAVAO CITY (UPDATED) —- Traffic is heavy from Maa to Bangkal area this city, as the city government ordered the closure of Matina Pangi or Carlos Garcia highway late afternoon today due to cracks found on its structure. But as of 7:45 pm, the city government re-opened the bridge only for light vehicles only, after …

6.9M earthquake hits Southern Mindanao

DAVAO CITY — A 6.9 earthquake of tectonic origin hit various areas of Mindanao at around 2:11 in the afternoon, December 15. The Phivolcs said the epicenterwas located at 06.64°N, 125.30°E – 006 km N 86° W of Padada (Davao Del Sur)  According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) the Magnitude 6.9 earthquake affected countries: Indonesia, …