PHIVOLCS raises alert status of Bulusan volcano, Philippines

PHIVOLCS raises alert status of Bulusan volcano, Philippines

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has raised the alert status of Bulusan volcano from Alert Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal) on July 6, 2020. The decision was made due to increased seismic activity under the volcano. Bulusan's…

Bulusan volcano alert level raised, Philippines

Bulusan volcano alert level raised, Philippines

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert level of Bulusan Volcano, the southernmost volcano on Luzon Island in the Republic of the Philippines, from Alert Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal). The local government…

Small phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

Small phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

A minor phreatic eruption took place at Bulusan volcano, Luzon, Philippines at 14:29 UTC (22:29 local time) on June 5, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano, also phreatic, took place on March 2, 2017. Based on the seismic record, the eruption lasted approximately…

Bulusan volcano erupts, sends ash 3.6 km a.s.l., Philippines

Bulusan volcano erupts, sends ash 3.6 km a.s.l., Philippines

Bulusan volcano generated a phreatic eruption at 06:40 UTC (14:40 PHT) on December 29, 2016. The eruption sent volcanic ash plume up to 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level, the Tokyo VAAC reported at 07:41 UTC. The event was recorded as an explosion-type earthquake…

Increased possibility for sudden, deadly eruptions at Mt. Bulusan

Increased possibility for sudden, deadly eruptions at Mt. Bulusan

Scientists monitoring Mount Bulusan, Philippines warn there is an increased possibility for sudden and potentially deadly phreatic eruption at the volcano. Volcanologist Paul Alanis of the state-run PHIVOLCS, said the changes in Bulusan's sulfur dioxide (SO2)…

Bulusan covers nearby communities in ash, Philippines

Bulusan covers nearby communities in ash, Philippines

The seismic network of the Bulusan volcano, Philippines, recorded 33 volcanic earthquakes over the last 24 hours (by 00:00 UTC on October 24), preceding two phreatic eruptions. The eruptions, accompanied by rumbling sounds and sulfur smells, covered nearby…

Minor phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano – Luzon, Philippines

Minor phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano – Luzon, Philippines

Bulusan, Luzon's southernmost volcano, generated a minor phreatic eruption at 23:36 UTC on October 16, 2016 (07:36 PHT on October 17). At 00:11 UTC, ash plume was reaching an altitude of 2.7 km (9 000 feet) above sea level, the Tokyo VAAC reported. According to…

Sudden eruption of Bulusan volcano, Philippines

Sudden eruption of Bulusan volcano, Philippines

A sudden, steam-driven explosion was generated by the Bulusan volcano, the Philippines at 03:35 UTC on June 10, 2016. According to PHIVOLCS, the eruption lasted for approximately 5 minutes, based on the seismic record, and produced a 2 km (6 561 feet) grayish ash…

Bulusan volcano erupts, ashfall reported, Philippines

Bulusan volcano erupts, ashfall reported, Philippines

Bulusan volcano in Luzon, Philippines, erupted on February 22, 2016, sending a short column of steam and ash 500 m (1 640 feet) above the west-northwest fissure vent of the volcano summit. The explosion was registered as a high-frequency earthquake, followed by a…

Evacuations around Bulusan volcano, Philippines

Evacuations around Bulusan volcano, Philippines

Authorities have ordered evacuations of around 500 residents of farming villages around Bulusan volcano on Friday, May 8, 2015 in fear of rain-driven mudflows from approaching Typhoon "Noul", locally know in the Philippines as Dodong.On May 1, 2015 Bulusan pro