Moro Gulf


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Moro Gulf

An inlet of the Celebes Sea southwest of Mindanao, Philippines.
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The latest official count puts Haiyan nearly on par with a 1976 tsunami in the southern Philippines, generated by a major undersea earthquake in the Moro Gulf, that left between 5,000 and 8,000 people dead.
9 earthquake devastated the Moro Gulf on the southern island of Mindanao, killing between 5,000 and 8,000 people.
9 earthquake devastated the Moro Gulf on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, killing between 5,000 and 8,000 people.
9 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami that killed 6,000 people in the Moro Gulf, southern Philippines in 1976.
According to the US Geological Survey, the quake hit the Moro Gulf off Mindanao Island at 7:15 am (local time), and that it had a preliminary magnitude of 7.
The 79-year-old priest and his heavily-armed captors were seen on the coast of Moro Gulf on the southern island of Mindanao.
If the death toll of more than 10,000 is correct, Haiyan would be the deadliest natural disaster ever recorded in the country, exceeding the 1976 Moro Gulf tsunami that killed between 5,000 and 8,000 people.
Iqbal was quoted as saying in the Rappler website that aside from this, there were negotiations on the extent of territorial jurisdiction of the Bangsamoro political entity over waters and on the protection of fishing rights of subsistence fisherfolk in the Sulu Sea and Moro Gulf.
9 earthquake that triggered a tsunami in the Moro Gulf in the southern Philippines, killing 5,791 people.
9-magnitude earthquake devastated the Moro Gulf on the southern island of Mindanao.
Aquino and his team also witnessed thousands of government soldiers, private volunteers, and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front help open EoACA clusters of 30 hectares of water hyacinths under the Delta Bridge, allowing the swollen Rio Grande de Mindanao river to spread to the Moro Gulf on Mindanao's eastern seaboard.
According to senator Loren Legarda, an estimated 7,000 hectares of the country's seabed in the southern Philippines' Moro Gulf and Sulu Sea has been ravaged by poachers.