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…

Increased activity at Taal volcano, Philippines

Increased activity at Taal volcano, Philippines

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is reporting increased activity at Taal volcano on January 29 and 30, 2022. The volcano remains on Alert Level 2. 9 small phreatomagmatic bursts, lasting from 10 seconds to 2 minutes, were registered…

Sudden phreatic eruption at Pinatubo volcano, Philippines

Sudden phreatic eruption at Pinatubo volcano, Philippines

A sudden phreatic eruption took place at Pinatubo volcano, Philippines between 04:09 and 04:13 UTC (12:09 – 12:13 PHT) on November 30, 2021. The Tokyo VAAC reported a possible eruption at the volcano with ash observed rising up to 13.4 km (44 000 feet) above sea…