Category: Volcano

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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Kanlaon Volcano – Two Eruptions with ash fall

Two minor eruption events occurred at Kanlaon Volcano  at around 6:20 PM and 7:18 PM of 29 March 2016.   The eruptions lasted around 12 minutes and 25 seconds, respectively, based on visual observation and seismic recording....

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Bulusan Volcano getting nervous

Bulusan Volcano’s Alert Level has been raised to 1. Yesterday (May 6, 2015), Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon Province generated a steam-driven explosion from a vent on its northwest upper slopes that propelled an ash...

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Mayon Volcano Alert Level 2

Mayon Volcano Alert Level has been lowered to Level 2. PHIVOLCS noted a “general decline” of the volcano’s overall activity since the last recorded seismic swarm last November 29. PHIVOLCS maintain their warning to the public to...

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Mayon Volcano – New Lava Flow

Mayon Volcano – After one week, a new lava flow was observed at restive Mayon Volcano this morning.  The lava flow was observed short after 6 a.m.this morning. It might be longer than the 350 meters flow of...

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Mayon Volcano – Lava flow

Mayon Volcano today had a lava flow. During the last weeks the volcano was rather quiet, but this morning, the volcanologists spotted a lava flow of about 350 meters from the summit. Photos courtesy of  Joey...

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Mayon Volcano is highly active

Mayon Volcano is highly active. This morning’s report from PHIVOLCS indicates a steady increase of activity. Mayon Volcano’s alert status is on Level 3. Mayon Volcano (extreme right) seen early in the morning from Naga City Mayon Volcano’s...

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Mayon volcano a dangerous Beauty

Yesterday we reported that Alert Level 3 had been proclaimed for Mayon volcano.  As of midnight Tuesday, 1,653 families had been evacuated by the Armed Forces of the Philippines from threatened villages around Mayon Volcano. By...

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Mayon Volcano Alert Level 3

Mayon Volcano in the province of Albay is on Alert Level 3. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has raised the Alert Level of Mayon volcano to 3 (of 5). This means...

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Volcano monitoring – 2 new stations

Volcano monitoring – the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is set to install two more seismic stations near General Santos City. The two stations will monitor the activity of Mount Matutum and Mount...

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Getting up early …

When traveling in the Philippines one often has to get up early, even very early, to catch a flight, a bus or a ferry. But these early hours are often the most beautiful moment...