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Geotechnical Investigation Report

Requested from PHIVOLCS by j. leones at 10:05 AM on Nov 11, 2021.
Purpose: For the completion of our subject Earthquake Engineering
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2020 - 11/11/2021
Tracking no: #PHIVOLCS-973245885859

leones 10:05 AM, Nov 11, 2021

Good day,
We are 4th year Civil Engineering students from the University of Mindanao Matina Campus.  Our design project is in the field of structural and earthquake engineering.  The project title is Design of Four-Storey Reinforced Concrete Commercial Building located at Tagum City. 

We would like to request from your good office a geotechnical investigation report  documents for the said location including the following:

-Soil profile type: the description and the Standard Penetration Test,

-Seismic Source type

Thank you.

Montes 04:28 PM, Nov 11, 2021

November 11, 2021

Dear jonar leones,

I refer to my letter of Nov 11, 2021 10:05:31 AM about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for a Geotechnical Investigation Report.

In order for us to work further on your request, we need more information from you regarding your query on the Seismic Source Type. We would like to know if the information you need is the mode of mechanism of active faults or you want to determine whether the source is volcano or earthquake (this is available online at the You may use the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PHIVOLCS-973245885859, to respond.

For the Soil Profile we are going to refer this to Mine and Geosciences Bureau as we do not have that data.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Feb 03, 2022 08:25:32 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.


Angela Montes
FOI Officer

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