11 volcanic quakes recorded in Bulusan Volcano, says Phivolcs


‘THUNDER-LIKE’ Mt. Bulusan’s “thunder-like” explosion on Sunday morning despatched lots of of households scrambling to authorities shelters. Native officers appealed for consuming water, meals and different fundamental requirements for the evacuees. —MARK ALVIC ESPLANA

MANILA, Philippines — Eleven volcanic earthquakes had been recorded in Mt Bulusan, often known as Bulusan Volcano, in Sorsogon prior to now 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) stated Wednesday.

“From the 11 volcanic earthquakes, solely two had been plottable. That means ‘yong two lang po na iyon (solely these two) produced an power sturdy sufficient to be plotted on the map,” Phivolcs science analysis analyst James Nobora informed INQUIRER.internet over the cellphone.

He added that the magnitude of those high-frequency volcanic earthquakes ranged from 0.2 to 1.7.

The plume from the volcano’s crater measured 200 meters tall, a rise in comparison with the 150 meters of plume beforehand recorded.

Phivolcs additionally famous that on Tuesday, the volcano launched 1,421 tons of sulfur dioxide, and its edifice was nonetheless swollen.

“Ang sinu-suggest ng Phivolcs is to recollect na entry sa four-kilometer radius of the Everlasting Hazard Zone (PDZ) is strictly prohibited. Mayroon pa tayong 2-kilometer Prolonged Hazard Zone (EDZ) na kailangan din pong maging vigilant ‘yong public sa pagpasok sa space na ito,” Nobora reminded.

(Phivolcs is reminding the general public that  entry throughout the four-km radius of the PDZ is strictly prohibited. The general public must also stay vigilant when going into the two-km EDZ.)

Flying an plane near Mt. Bulusan is likewise not allowed, Phivolcs added.

The company additionally stated phreatic eruptions should still happen within the volcano.

On Sunday morning, the Bulusan Volcano had a steam-driven explosion, affecting a number of villages from the municipalities of Juban, Casiguran, and Irosin in Sorsogon province.

Almost 50 households or 180 people had been evacuated by the local government units following the eruption.

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