Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Earthquakes When we hired the engineer to design our house we were aware that the Philippines was included in the “ring of fire” earthquake zone and that our part of Panay Island had experienced a magnitude 8.2 earthquake in 1948. Ai??In 1948 the island was much less developed. Ai??Doubtless all or almost all the hollow block buildings on the island were built after 1948. Ai??The 1948 quake damaged or destroyed. …