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July 30, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS joins the observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month

As one of the member agencies of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) joins the observance of National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM) with the theme “sama-samang pagsulong tungo sa katatagan sa gitna ng…

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July 28, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS Recalls the M7.8 Luzon Earthquake on its 30th Anniversary

  DOST-PHIVOLCS held the commemoration of the 1990 M7.8 Luzon Earthquake with the “InfoSentro sa PHIVOLCS” press conference and the launch of GeoMapperPH on 16 July 2020, at 9:00 AM. On its 30th year anniversary, the commemoration was held virtually through Google Meet and Facebook Live as part of the…

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July 28, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS Launches GeoMapperPH

DOST-PHIVOLCS launched the latest web-based tool “GeoMapperPH” on July 16, 2020, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the 1990 M7.8 Luzon Earthquake, through InfoSentro sa PHIVOLCS. GeoMapperPH is an application developed by GeoRisk Philippines which serves as a platform for national government agencies, local government units, and non-government organizations…

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July 28, 2020

DOST-PHIVOLCS During The COVID-19 Pandemic: Continuing Services And Safety Measures

As of June 1, more employees are able to report back to the main office as the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) transitioned into the General Community Quarantine (GCQ). The workforce remained skeletal, which means only 180 employees of PHIVOLCS are allowed to report physically, while the rest work from…

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July 15, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: DOST-PHIVOLCS LAUNCHES ITS LATEST DRR TOOL IN COMMEMORATION OF THE M7.8 1990 LUZON EARTHQUAKE

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) will commemorate the M7.8 1990 Luzon Earthquake on its 30th year this July 16 with the launch of GeoMapperPH. On July 16, 1990, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake badly hit the provinces of La Union, Pangasinan, NuevaEcija and Baguio…

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July 14, 2020

PHIVOLCS Develops online REDAS courses

PHIVOLCS has recently developed online REDAS courses in consideration of the Covid 19 pandemic situation. The six-day REDAS course is now broken into 9 ladderized REDAS online modules and three special advanced modules (see Figure below):     Each module can accommodate 15 participants. The requirements are laptops/PC, strong internet…

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August 08, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 08 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

In the past 24-hour period, the Taal Volcano Network recorded three (3) volcanic earthquakes. Weak steaming or fumarolic activity rising 20 meters high before drifting northeast was observed from vents on the Main Crater and…
August 08, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN 08 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

Mayon Volcano’s monitoring network recorded two (2) rockfall events during the 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that rose 500 meters before drifting northeast was observed. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was last…
August 08, 2020

KANLAON VOLCANO BULLETIN 08 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

Kanlaon Volcano's monitoring network recorded six (6) volcanic earthquakes during the 24-hour observation period. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 1012 tonnes/day on 02 August 2020. Ground deformation data from continuous…
August 08, 2020

BULUSAN VOLCANO BULLETIN 08 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

Bulusan Volcano’s monitoring network recorded three (3) volcanic earthquakes during the 24-hour observation period. Ground deformation data from continuous GPS measurements indicate slight inflation on the edifice since July 2020, while the long-term trend since…
August 07, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN: 07 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

In the past 24-hour period, the Taal Volcano Network did not detect any volcanic earthquake. Weak steaming or fumarolic activity rising 20 meters high before drifting northeast was observed from vents on the Main Crater…
August 07, 2020

BULUSAN VOLCANO BULLETIN: 07 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

Bulusan Volcano’s monitoring network recorded two (2) volcanic earthquakes during the 24-hour observation period. Very weak emission of white steam-laden plumes from the lower southeast vent was observed. Ground deformation data from continuous GPS measurements…
August 07, 2020

KANLAON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 07 August 2020 08:00 A.M.

Kanlaon Volcano's monitoring network recorded four (4) volcanic earthquakes during the 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that rose 200 meters before drifting northwest was observed. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured…

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