Philippine Standard Time
 

Bulusan Volcano’s seismic monitoring network did not record any volcanic earthquakes during the past 24 hours. Weak emission of white steam-laden plumes that rose to 50 meters from the southeast vent before drifting southwest was observed. Precise leveling data obtained on November 20 – 29, 2017 indicated a slight deflation of the edifice, consistent with short-term deflationary trends in both tilt and continuous GPS data in the last quarter of 2017. However, the edifice remains slightly inflated since July 2016 based on continuous GPS data.

Alert Level 1 (abnormal) status remains in effect over Bulusan Volcano, which means that it is currently in a state of unrest probably driven by hydrothermal processes that could generate steam driven or phreatic eruptions. Local government units and the public are reminded that entry into the 4-kilometer radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) is strictly prohibited and that vigilance in the Extended Danger Zone (EDZ) must be exercised due to the increased possibilities of sudden and hazardous phreatic eruptions. Civil aviation authorities must also advise pilots to avoid flying close to the volcano’s summit as ash from any sudden phreatic eruption can be hazardous to aircraft. Furthermore, people living within valleys and along river/stream channels especially on the southeast, southwest and northwest sector of the edifice should be vigilant against sediment-laden stream flows and lahars in the event of heavy and prolonged rainfall. DOST-PHIVOLCS is closely monitoring Bulusan Volcano’s condition and any new development will be communicated to all concerned stakeholders.

LATEST NEWS

March 04, 2024

DOST-PHIVOLCS GOES ON-AIR

Quezon City - The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) joined the lineup of new programs in Radyo Pilipinas Tres  (RP3) Alert to provide the audience with in-depth information on the Institute and its services. On February 23, 2024, DOST-PHIVOLCS signed a Memorandum…

905 hits

February 16, 2024

POSTER OF THE THE MARCH 2023 SERIES OF EARTHQUAKES IN DAVAO DE ORO

On March 2023, a series of moderate-magnitude earthquakes shook Davao de Oro and its vicinity. These earthquakes occurred on March 06, 04:43 a.m. Philippine Standard Time (PST) at magnitude (M) 5.3, and on March 07, 02:02 p.m. and 04:47 p.m. at magnitudes 5.9 and 5.6, respectively. The depths of these earthquakes…

1270 hits

February 16, 2024

POSTER OF THE THE 01 FEBRUARY 2023 MAGNITUDE 6.0 DAVAO DE ORO EARTHQUAKE

A magnitude (Mw) 6.0 earthquake struck the province of Davao de Oro and its vicinity on 01 February 2023, at 06:44 PM Philippine Standard Time (PST). The epicenter is located at 07.66°N, 126.07°E – 2 km S 66° W of Compostela (Davao De Oro) with a focal depth of 17…

1080 hits

February 16, 2024

POSTER OF THE 15 JANUARY 2023 MAGNITUDE 5.3 LEYTE, LEYTE EARTHQUAKE

At 08:28 PM Philippine Standard Time (PST), 15 January 2023, a moderate earthquake with magnitude (MS) 5.3 shook Leyte Province and adjacent islands. The earthquake had an epicenter located at 11.33°N, 124.54°E – 7 km S 55° E of Leyte, Leyte with a depth of one (1) kilometer. The ground shaking was felt…

935 hits

February 07, 2024

POSTER OF THE DECEMBER 2023 MAGNITUDE 7.4 and 6.8 OFFSHORE SURIGAO DEL SUR EARTHQUAKES

Two damaging earthquakes occurred offshore of the Province of Surigao del Sur: the magnitude (MW) 7.4 event on 02 December 2023, 10:37 PM (PST) with maximum Intensity VII, and the MW 6.8 event on 04 December 2023, 03:49 AM (PST) with maximum Intensity VI, based on the Philippine Earthquake Intensity…

1980 hits

ADVISORY

QUICK LINKS

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
-->