West Valley Fault Line: Quezon City (Part 3)

The West Valley Fault Line enters Quezon City from the northern part of Payatas Road between Violago Homes, Parkwood Hills Subdivision and Burgos, Rodriguez, Rizal. It will reach Area 5 of Sitio Veterans before it passes through Filinvest Heights then entering Bagong Silangan.

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

The Fault Line will transverse over the Bagong Silangan High School near Bona Subdivision and Humanity Village then it goes near Gen. Villamor Street where SPED Centers in Public School is located.

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

It will continue along Byron Street in Filinvest II before reaching Dona Ana Village and Sunny Side Height Subdivision until it reaches Batasan Hills.

West Valley Fault Line Quezon City

The fault line will pass in front of the North View II Subdivision and North View 1 Subdivision after crossing the Batasan-San Mateo Road. It will pass by Richville Subdivision, Sitio Taniman, Buenavista Ville Subdivision up to the end of Katipunan Extension of Capitol Park Homes, Old Balara until it reaches Tumana in Marikina City.

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

West Valley Fault In Quezon City

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

The West Valley Fault Line is divided to several smaller parallel lines below Loyola Grand Villas Subdivision then forming two parallel fault lines passing through the east portion of La Vista Subdivision. It passes by at the back of Ateneo de Manila University campus until it reaches Barangka where the Riverbanks Mall is located.

West Valley Fault Line Quezon City

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

The fault line will start again at Marcos Hi-way at Urban Bliss and will cross the entire Industrial Valley Complex which contains Monte Vista Subdivision and Cinco Hermano Subdivision. It will cross Blue Ridge B before it resumes at Libis and Bagumbayan then follows Whitefield Avenue in White Plains leading to Greenmeadows. Two fault lines are seen in Ugong Norte that crosses Ortigas Avenue up to Dona Julia Vargas Avenue.

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

Valley Fault System Atlas Quezon City

Metro-Manila Development Authority launched a campaign on disaster awareness, preparedness and response should a strong earthquake hit Manila. They urge people to keep an Emergency Kit at home and in the office and should contain at least the following items:

  • 1 gallon of water per person per day
  • Food enough for 3 days
  • Clothes, blanket, jacket, shoes
  • First Aid Kit and medicines
  • Flashlight, batteries, radio, whistle
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Instructions on how to turn off gas, water and electricity
  • Emergency numbers and contact persons
  • Escape route
MMDA_Disaster-Preparedness-Before-Earthquake

Courtesy of Be Prepared Metro-Manila MMDA.

Sources:

http://www.bepreparedmetromanila.com

http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph

http://wikimapia.org/

To be continued.

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  1. benjamin h. ysulan June 18, 2015
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