Tsunami Alert: Philippines

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets on the  tsunami alert here in the Philippines following the earthquake in Japan (11 March 2011). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.



  • Department of Foreign Affairs (this is an established hotline for Japan-related concerns)
  • Philippine Embassy Tokyo
  • OWWA Hotlines
    • (+632) 833-6992
    • (+632) 551-6641
    • (+632) 551-1560
  • Philippine Red Cross
    • (+632) 527-0000
    • (+632) 143
  • Philippine Coast Guard
    • (+632) 527-3877
    • (+63) 0917-7243682
  • PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration)
    • (+63 2) 927-2877
  • NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council)
    • (+63 2) 911-1406
    • (+63 2) 912-2665
    • (+63 2) 912-5668
  • POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration)
    • (+63 2) 722-1155
  • ABS-CBN Foundation Tsunami Hotlines
    • (+63 2) 411-0011
    • (+63 2) 411-0012
  • Globe Telecom sets up Libreng Tawag stations at OWWA HQ, Pasay to help families contact loved ones living/ working in Japan via @JayJaboneta [via @NBN_Ch4] [03/11 18:34]




  • DSWD has prepositioned P61.07M standby funds and relief items in concerned DSWD-Field Offices ready for augmentation support. [via @dswdserve] [03/11 19:09]
  • NGCP prepares power transmission operations and facilities for contingencieshttp://fb.me/FGZZwTjL [via @NBN_Ch4] [03/11 18:38]
  • NATION: DOH places regional hospitals on white alert over tsunami threathttp://bit.ly/ggKiha [via @GMANewsOnline] [03/11 18:17]
  • President Aquino cuts short Singapore state visit. He will take 6:50 p.m. flight back to Manila. [via @sunstaronline] [03/11 18:15]
  • PH Coast Guard units on Pacific seaboard directed “not to allow ships and seacraft to sail or to venture out to sea but to take shelter until the alert level is lifted.” [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • Evacuation starts in northern Quezon due to tsunami alert http://goo.gl/fb/wYKbC [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • Albay coastal villagers being moved to higher ground http://goo.gl/fb/Ixlng [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • DFA: No detailed reports yet on #Filipinos in #Japan http://bit.ly/hUJ7ct [via @PhilStarNews] [03/11 18:02]
  • Statement of President Aquino on the Earthquake in Japan and the possible tsunami to hit the Philippines: http://wp.me/p10moZ-4Ds [via @govph] [03/11 17:38]
  • Residents of Sitio Castillo & Bgy. Sabang here in #Baler still being evacuated to higher grounds. From DSWD Baler (Aurora) /via @batangbaler [03/11 17:36]


  • Tsunami hits Taiwan, no damage—weather bureau http://goo.gl/fb/QqnEA [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 19:01]
  • latest: tsunami bulletin #006 – tsunami pacific warning center – http://1.usa.gov/eHkLKc [via @bicolanodevil] [03/11 18:47]
  • ALERT LEVEL 2 in Mindanao Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur [via @mindanaoan] [03/11 18:32]
  • pacific tsunami bulletin #005 – pacific tsunami warning center –http://1.usa.gov/fvPFSL [via @bicolanodevil] [03/11 18:22]
  • Phivolcs-DOST Tsunami Update as of 6pm http://bit.ly/gV7UfL [via @govph] [03/11 18:22]
  • PHILVOLCS : No truth to Mindanao earthquake but monitoring tsunami (via @juliusbabao) [via @ABSCBNNews] [03/11 18:16]
  • Tsunami warning now in effect for Hawaii, California, Oregon and Alaska – NWS http://1.usa.gov/fpWbjQ [via @BreakingNews] [03/11 17:20]

Updated as of 11 March 2011, 7:01 PM.


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  2. When will this occur? 🙁

    1. Hi Karen, we are posting alerts and updates now. Just keep checking back here or watch the news.

    2. aabutin po ba yung QC?

      1. No. Since the quake happened in Japan, which is to the east of the Philippines, the tsunami will only affect provinces in the east, e.g. Bicol, Cagayan, etc. Metro Manila is on the western side of the Philippines.

      2. sana nga wag taung abu tin manalangin nalang po ta yung lahat

  3. Antipolo City ba kasama???

    1. Please refer to the map on the top of this post. Thanks.

    2. paniqui tar lac po ba aabutin po ba
      ng aerth quaeke

  4. how high tsunami waves will be?.

    1. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) recorded 0.29 meter high first wave. Usually first waves are not as strong as the second or third.

  5. ya think the wave/waves will hit manila?

  6. paano po yung mga kalapit na lugar ng mga nasabing affected areas?..

  7. how high is the tendency p0 na mtuloy ang tsunami dito sa Pilipinas?

  8. tatamaan din po buh manila? nid info lng po. tnx..

  9. Is the tsunami alert in the Philippines already lift?

  10. how can u sure na dun lang tatama???eh minsan palpak naman ai.

  11. At this time, anu na po ba ang tsunami alert level ng Albay?

  12. aabutin ba ang bulacan?

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