Tsunami Warning Issued by Phivolcs Following Taiwan Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake

In the wake of a powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake striking Taiwan, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas along the Pacific Ocean in the Philippines.


The seismic event, originating in Taiwan, has prompted Phivolcs to alert residents residing in the coastal regions of several provinces to take immediate action. It’s a call to action for individuals residing in the following provinces:

Batanes Group of Islands
Ilocos Norte


Residents in these vulnerable regions are strongly advised to evacuate to higher grounds or relocate farther inland for their safety. The warning underscores the potential risk posed by tsunami waves that may follow the seismic activity.


Authorities are urging residents to remain vigilant and to adhere to evacuation orders promptly. Additionally, those residing in coastal communities are encouraged to keep informed through official channels and to follow safety protocols provided by local authorities.


The issuance of this tsunami warning highlights the collaborative efforts of seismological agencies to ensure the safety and well-being of coastal communities in times of natural disasters. As the situation unfolds, it is imperative for residents to prioritize their safety and heed the advice of authorities to mitigate potential risks associated with tsunami threats.

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