Mount Bulusan update: Fewer volcanic quakes in last 24 hours; Alert Level 1 stays | Inquirer News

Mount Bulusan update: Fewer volcanic quakes in last 24 hours; Alert Level 1 stays

A thick plume of smoke can be seen coming out of the peak of Mount Bulusan on June 13, 2022. Image sourced from the Sorsogon Public Information Office / Facebook / Phivolcs

Mount Bulusan (Image sourced from the Sorsogon Public Information Office / Facebook / Phivolcs)

LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has recorded fewer volcanic earthquakes in Mount Bulusan in the past 24 hours compared to the previous monitoring period.

In its Sunday morning bulletin, Phivolcs said only 20 volcanic earthquakes were detected compared to 47 the previous day.

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The sulfur dioxide flux was measured at 289 tons on June 25.

Phivolcs recorded phreatic eruptions on June 5 and June 12 that covered several villages in Sorsogon with ash.

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The volcano is still inflated and remains under Alert Level 1, which means another phreatic eruption is possible, Phivolcs warned.

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