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Magnitude and Slip Rate of the West Valley Fault System

Requested from PHIVOLCS by C. Seso at 12:11 PM on May 04, 2022.
Purpose: Research about the West Valley Fault and its Impact to the Existing and New Development in Manila.
Date of Coverage: 05/04/2022 - 05/04/2022
Tracking no: #PHIVOLCS-707464680163

Seso 12:11 PM, May 04, 2022

Hi, I would like to formally request for the following information about the West Valley Fault. 

1. Maximum Moment Magnitude
2. Slip Rate

Hoping to receive your response regarding this matter.

Thanks,

Christian G. Seso

Montes 03:51 PM, May 05, 2022

May 5, 2022

Dear Christian,

Thank you for your request dated May 04, 2022 12:11:30 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Magnitude and Slip Rate of the West Valley Fault System.

We received your request on May 04, 2022 12:11:30 PM and will respond on or before May 25, 2022 12:11:30 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyIgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiFVBISVZPTENTLTcwNzQ2NDY4MDE2Mww, for request with ticket number #PHIVOLCS-707464680163.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Angela Montes
FOI Officer

Decision Maker 03:59 PM, May 05, 2022

May 5, 2022

Dear Christian Seso,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated May 04, 2022 12:11:30 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Magnitude and Slip Rate of the West Valley Fault System.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Information about the moment magnitude of the West Valley Fault can be lifted at the Risk Analysis Project report which is available online at this link: https://ndrrmc.gov.ph/attachments/article/1509/Component_5_Earthquake_Risk_Analysis_Technical%20Report_-_Final_Draft_by_GA_and_PHIVOLCS.pdf. For the slip rate, please get in touch with our library for a technical paper on this. Please email Ms. Bumatang diane.bumatang@phivolcs.dost.gov.ph. 

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Thank you.

Respectfully,

PHIVOLCS FOI Decision Maker
FOI Receiving Officer

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