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Seismicity Map covering Davao Region

Requested from DOST by Johnson Sarin at 08:39 AM on Nov 04, 2019.
Purpose: For disaster preparedness planning for the City Government of Tagum
Date of Coverage: 10/31/2019 - 10/31/2019
Tracking no: #DOST-608179506798

Johnson 08:39 AM, Nov 04, 2019

Hi! I'm EnP. Johnson O. Sarin of the City Government of Tagum, Research & MIS Division.

I'm addressing this request to DOST-PHIVOLCS

I would like to request information regarding the seismic activities that happened in Davao Region, highlighting quakes with epicenter in Tagum City.

Requesting further shapefiles or detailed meta data of earthquakes that  occurred in the City of Tagum from oldest record to present.

Hoping for your positive response to this request. This data will be beneficial for planning and decision making of the local government.
November 5, 2019

Dear Johnson,


Thank you for your request dated Nov 04, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Seismicity Map covering Davao Region.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [some of]* the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) at (02) 926-2611, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal.

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Thank you.

Jhoven G. Litana
FOI Officer

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