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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
Tropical Storm “Megi” – known as Agaton in the Philippines – dropped heavy rain over the Philippines on April 10 and 11, 2022, causing deadly floods and landslides. Unconfirmed reports mention at least 25 fatalities. Megi is currently almost a stationary system, meandering in the vicinity of Samar-Leyte area.
A cluster of heavy showers produced by Tropical Depression “Agaton” is impacting the eastern islands of the Visayas, Philippines on April 9, 2022.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLS) has raised the alert status of Taal volcano from Alert Level 2 (increasing unrest) to Alert Level 3 (magmatic unrest) after a phreatomagmatic eruption at 23:22 UTC on March 25, 2022 (07:22 LT, March…
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…
Meteorologist Robert Speta breaks down flooding rain over the Philippines as tropical wave lingers over the country. Featured image and video courtesy: Robert Speta…