Sunday, November 07, 2010

Bulusan Volcano, Philippines - John Seach

Bulusan Volcano, Philippines ejected an ash column on 6th November that reached a height of 600 meters above the crater. The eruption lasted for 57 seconds. Four volcanic earthquakes were recorded before the eruption. Areas 6-10 km NW of the crater received ashfall. PHIVOLCS raised the Alert Level status of Bulusan Volcano from Alert level 0 to Alert Level I (abnormal). The current activity may indicate hydrothermal disturbance under the volcano which may lead to more steam and ash eruptions. The public is prohibited from entering the 4-kilometer Permanent Danger Zone. People residing near the valleys and streams should beware of of lahars.
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