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

/ 10:36 AM July 02, 2022

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)

MANILA, Philippines — Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon had 15 volcanic earthquakes in a 24-hour period, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Saturday.

The 15 volcanic tremors were recorded from July 1, 5 a.m. to July 2, 5 a.m. The figure is lower than the 25 volcanic earthquakes logged a day before.

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The restive volcano, which remains under Alert Level 1 or low-level unrest,  emitted 724 tons of sulfur dioxide during the same period.

Sudden steam-driven or phreatic eruptions may still occur, Phivolcs warned.

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Phivolcs advised the public to keep off the four-kilometer radius permanent danger zone.

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