Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Bulusan Volcano (Philippines)

Eruptions of Bulusan Volcano has forced the evacuation of 900 residents. A major eruption could affect the towns of Bulusan, Barcelona, Casiguran, Juban, Irosin, and Gubat and endanger up to 80,000 people. Currently there is a lack of volcanic earthquakes and low levels of sulphur dioxide being emitted, which indicates a lack of magma intrusion into shallow depths under the volcano. Bulusan volcano is at level 2 alert (maximun 5) and there is a 4 km danger zone around the volcano.
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