Earthquake Fault Runs near these Metro Manila Barangays and Nearby Provinces

Valley Fault System Atlas

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) just released the Valley Fault System Atlas, which is a handbook containing 33 maps sheets of locations where the East Valley Fault and West Valley Fault run.

Places that are near the 100-kilometer West Valley Fault are considered to be in the danger zone and may experience earthquakes of up to magnitude 7.2. Meanwhile, those that are near the 10-kilometer East Valley Fault may experience earthquakes of up to magnitude 6.2.

PHILVOLCS mentioned that in the last 1,400 years, the West Valley Fault moved every 400 to 600 years. The last earthquake in the area was in 1658, or 357 years ago.

GMANetwork.com posted a detailed list of places in Metro Manila and nearby provinces that may be affected if the fault moves, which may cause a massive earthquake. They are as follows:

West Valley Fault

Metro Manila

Quezon City:

  • Bagong Silangan
  • Bagumbayan
  • Batasan Hills
  • Blue Ridge B
  • Libis
  • Matandang Balara
  • Pansol
  • White Plains
  • Ugong Norte
  • Loyola Heights
  • Pasong Putik Proper (Pasong Putik)
  • Payatas

Marikina City:

  • Barangka
  • Industrial Valley
  • Malanday
  • Tumana

Pasig City:

  • Bagong Ilog
  • Ugong

Makati City:

  • East Rembo
  • Pembo
  • Rizal
  • Comembo

Taguig City:

  • Bagumbayan
  • Bagong Tanyag
  • Upper Bicutan
  • Central Bicutan
  • Lower Bicutan
  • Maharlika Village
  • Pinagsama
  • North Signal Village
  • Central Signal Village
  • South Signal Village
  • Ususan
  • South Daang Hari

Muntinlupa City:

  • Alabang
  • Bayanan
  • Buli
  • Cupang
  • Poblacion
  • Putatan
  • Sucat
  • Tunasan

Nearby Provinces

Bulacan:

  • San Jose Del Monte City:
    • San Isidro
    • Ciudad Real
    • San Roque
  • Norzagaray:
    • San Lorenzo
  • Doña Remedios Trinidad:
    • Camachin
    • Kabayunan
    • Sapang Bulak
    • Bayabas
    • Camachile
    • Pulong Sampalok

Laguna:

  • San Pedro:
    • Calendola
    • Gsis
    • Sampaguita Village
    • San Antonio
    • San Vicente
    • Riverside
    • United Bayanihan
  • Biñan:
    • Biñan (Poblacion)
    • Malamig
    • San Francisco (Halang)
  • Sta. Rosa:
    • Sto Domingo
  • Cabuyao:
    • Casile
  • Calamba:
    • Canlubang

Cavite:

  • Gen. Mariano Alvarez:
    • San Jose
  • Carmona:
    • Bancal
    • Cabilang Baybay
    • Lantic
    • Mabuhay
  • Silang:
    • Carmen
    • Inchican

East Valley Fault

Rizal:

  • San Mateo:
    • Ampid I
    • Dulongbayan Ii
    • Guinayang
    • Guitnangbayan Ii
    • Malanday
    • Maly
    • Santa Ana
  • Rodriguez (Montalban):
    • Burgos
    • Macabud
    • San Jose
    • San Isidro
    • San Rafael (Rosario)

Hardcopies of the Valley Fault System Atlas were distributed to local government units of affected cities and towns.

A digital copy of the Atlas is available for download here.

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