New eruption at Bulusan volcano covers nearby communities in heavy ash, Philippines

New eruption at Bulusan volcano covers nearby communities in heavy ash, Philippines

A new phreatic eruption was detected by the Bulusan Volcano Network at 20:37 UTC on June 11, 2022 (03:37 LT on June 12). The event lasted 18 minutes based on the seismic record but the eruption plume was not visible in camera monitors. Bulusan’s last eruption took place on June 5, forcing PHIVOLCS to raise the Alert Level to 1.

Powerful phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

Powerful phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

A powerful phreatic eruption took place at Bulusan volcano, Philippines at 02:37 UTC (10:37 LT) on June 5, 2022. As a result, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the Alert Level for the volcano from 0 to 1.

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Luzon, Philippines at 21:50 UTC on May 21, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 129 km (80 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 175 km (108 miles); PHIVOLCS M6.1 at 126 km (78 miles).

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the east coast of Mindanao, Philippines at 01:23 UTC (09:23 LT) on April 19, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 19 km (11.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles); PHIVOLCS M5.9 at a depth of 16 km (9.9 miles).

Tropical Cyclone “Megi” (Agaton) death toll rises to 137

Tropical Cyclone “Megi” (Agaton) death toll rises to 137

At least 137 people have been killed in floods and landslides after Tropical Cyclone “Megi” moved over the central Philippines from April 10 to 12, 2022. At least 28 others are still missing, according to official reports.

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Luzon, Philippines

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Luzon, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Luzon, Philippines at 21:05 UTC on March 13, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). PHIVOLCS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 29 km (18 miles), EMSC M6.4 at a depth of 10 km…