Friday, October 01, 2010

Taal Volcano, Philippines - John Seach

An increase in seismic activity has occurred at Taal volcano, Philippines since the beginning of September. Between 1-27 of September an average of 10 earthquakes occurred daily. In the 24 hours up to 4pm on 28th September 17 volcanic earthquakes were measured. One earthquakes was felt by residents, and was accompanied by rumbling. Three earthquakes on 27th of September had large amplitudes. Level I alert remains in place at the volcano. The main crater remains off limits due to the risk of explosion, and possible release of toxic gases.
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