What are the active faults in Philippines?
There are five active fault lines in the country namely the Western Philippine Fault, the Eastern Philippine Fault, the South of Mindanao Fault, Central Philippine Fault and the Marikina/Valley Fault System.
Where are active faults located?
Location. Active faults tend to occur in the vicinity of tectonic plate boundaries, and active fault research has focused on these regions. Active faults tend to occur less within the area of any given plate. The fact that intraplate regions may also present seismic hazards has only recently been recognized.
What are the active faults in Luzon?
Map of known active faults in central and northern Luzon, the Philippines. CTF—Coastal Thrust Fault, PFZ—Philippine Fault Zone, VAF—Vigan-Aggao Fault, PF—Pugo Fault, TeF—Tebbo Fault, TF—Tuba Fault, DF—Digdig Fault, EZF—East Zambales Fault, and MVFS—Marikina Valley Fault System.
What is the longest fault line in the Philippines?
Based on the Phivolcs findings, Deloso said the fault in Davao Oriental approximately 30 kilometers long is connected to the Philippine Fault line – the longest fault in the Philippines that stretches up to 1,200 kilometers from Luzon down to Mindanao.