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The Philippine Fault Zone is under Pressure 0

The Philippine Fault Zone is under Pressure

The Philippine Fault Zone (see map) is under pressure. In the last 27 hours 17 Earthquakes were recorded between Ambaguio and Bokod slightly east of Baguio. The pressure in the fault zone comes from the...

Phreatic Explosion Bulusan Volcano 2016-06-10 0

Phreatic Explosion on Bulusan Volcano

A Phreatic Explosion happened on Bulusan Volcano at 11:35 a.m. on June 10. Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon province spewed ashes 2000 meters high. The explosion lasted about five minutes. UPDATE: On June 19 another Phreatic Explosion happened on...

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1000th Earthquake 2016 in the Philippines

The 1000th Earthquake occurred last night at 09:05 PM near Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro. The first 4 months of 2016 we recorded more earthquakes per day than in the precedent 2 years – 7.2 quakes!...