Moro Gulf


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Moro Gulf

An inlet of the Celebes Sea southwest of Mindanao, Philippines.
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Commodore Lyndon Latorre, district commander of PCG-Central Visayas, said sea marshals were deployed to escort ships passing through Moro Gulf to prevent piracy and terror attacks.
It also said the FAO's work in the country started in the late-1950s with a research program in marine fisheries biology, followed by 'several emergency response efforts, including controlling a coconut disease called cadang-cadang, which had already decimated some 10 million trees, and the livelihood recovery assistance in Mindanao after the catastrophic Moro Gulf earthquake and tsunami in 1976.
The city government commemorated on Thursday, August 17, the 41st Moro Gulf earthquake and tsunami highlighted with simulation exercises led by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in collaboration with the local government unit of Pagadian thru the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) right at the hub of the city.
The worst earthquake in the country happened on August 16, 1976 after a tsunami caused by a quake killed between 5,000 and 8,000 people in the Moro Gulf region in southern Philippines.
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.
Four new vessels from Japan were also sent to alternately patrol the Moro Gulf, Zamboanga Peninsula, and Tawi Tawi, including Sibutu Passage.