Phivolcs records 29 volcanic quakes at Mount Bulusan

by Jun 6, 2022Featured Article, News

MANILA, Philippines — Restive Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon had 29 volcanic earthquakes in the last 24 hours,  the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Monday.

The 29 quakes were recorded from 5:00 a.m. Sunday until 5:00 a.m. Monday.

Phivolcs on its website said that plumes reached up to 150 meters high which were driven by the wind to the northwestern side of the province.

Phivolcs raised Alert Level 1 on Sunday after Mount Bulusan had a phreatic eruption which lasted for 17 minutes.

kilometer danger zone and the two-kilometer extended danger zone in the southeast part of the volcano.

The agency likewise cautioned the public of another possible sudden phreatic explosion.